Unicode Character "〘" (U+3018)

The character (Left White Tortoise Shell Bracket) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+3018. 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+3019).

Main Unicode Properties

Name Left White Tortoise Shell Bracket
Unicode Codepoint U+3018
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+3019)

Other Unicode Data

U+3018 Conversion

HTML (decimal) 〘
HTML (hex) 〘
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E3%80%98
CSS \003018
JavaScript, JSON \u3018
C, C++, Java \u3018
Python \u3018
Rust \u{3018}
Ruby \u3018

How to type "〘"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type 3 0 1 8. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type 3 0 1 8. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE3 0x80 0x98
UTF-16 (hex) 0x3018
UTF-32 (hex) 0x00003018