Unicode Character "﹕" (U+FE55)

The character (Small Colon) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+FE55. It is encoded in the Small Form Variants 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 Small Colon
Unicode Codepoint U+FE55
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Small Form Variants
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Common Separator (CS)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

Category Other Punctuation
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition mapping

U+FE55 Conversion

HTML (decimal) ﹕
HTML (hex) ﹕
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %EF%B9%95
CSS \00FE55
JavaScript, JSON \uFE55
C, C++, Java \uFE55
Python \uFE55
Rust \u{FE55}
Ruby \uFE55

How to type "﹕"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type F E 5 5. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type F E 5 5. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xEF 0xB9 0x95
UTF-16 (hex) 0xFE55
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000FE55