Unicode Character "《" (U+300A)

The character (Left Double Angle Bracket) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+300A. It is encoded in the CJK Symbols and Punctuation block, which belongs to the Basic Multilingual Plane. It was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (June, 1993). It is HTML encoded as 《. Its mirrored character is (U+300B).

Main Unicode Properties

Name Left Double Angle Bracket
Unicode Codepoint U+300A
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block CJK Symbols and Punctuation
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? Yes
Mirrored character (U+300B)

Other Unicode Data

U+300A Conversion

HTML (decimal) 《
HTML (hex) 《
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E3%80%8A
CSS \00300A
JavaScript, JSON \u300A
C, C++, Java \u300A
Python \u300A
Rust \u{300A}
Ruby \u300A

How to type "《"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 3 0 0 A. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 3 0 0 A. Release Alt.


  • Times, Times New Roman, serif
  • Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif
  • Courier, Courier New, monospace

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE3 0x80 0x8A
UTF-16 (hex) 0x300A
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000300A

Characters based on "《" (U+300A)

  • U+FE3D

    Presentation Form For Vertical Left Double Angle Bracket