Unicode Character "〜" (U+301C)

The character (Wave Dash) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+301C. 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 〜.

Main Unicode Properties

Name Wave Dash
Unicode Codepoint U+301C
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block CJK Symbols and Punctuation
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

U+301C Conversion

HTML (decimal) 〜
HTML (hex) 〜
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %E3%80%9C
CSS \00301C
JavaScript, JSON \u301C
C, C++, Java \u301C
Python \u301C
Rust \u{301C}
Ruby \u301C

How to type "〜"

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


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xE3 0x80 0x9C
UTF-16 (hex) 0x301C
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000301C