Unicode Character "`" (U+FF40)

The character (Fullwidth Grave Accent) is represented by the Unicode codepoint U+FF40. It is encoded in the Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms 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 Fullwidth Grave Accent
Unicode Codepoint U+FF40
Unicode Version 1.1 (June, 1993)
Block Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms
Plane Basic Multilingual Plane

Bidirectional Data

Bidirectional class Other Neutral (ON)
Is mirrored? No

Other Unicode Data

Category Modifier Symbol
Script Code for undetermined script
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition mapping

U+FF40 Conversion

HTML (decimal) `
HTML (hex) `
HTML (named) -
URL Escape Code %EF%BD%80
CSS \00FF40
JavaScript, JSON \uFF40
C, C++, Java \uFF40
Python \uFF40
Rust \u{FF40}
Ruby \uFF40

How to type "`"

  • Windows ?: Hold Alt, then type F F 4 0. Release Alt.
  • Mac ?: Hold Alt ⌥, then type F F 4 0. Release Alt.


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

UTF Encodings

UTF-8 (hex) 0xEF 0xBD 0x80
UTF-16 (hex) 0xFF40
UTF-32 (hex) 0x0000FF40