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U+2190 – U+21FF   (8592–8703)

Characters 8592–8597 and 8616 are present in Microsoft’s WGL4 character set. Characters 8592–8596, 8629 and 8656–8660 provide Unicode equivalents for some of the characters in Monotype’s Symbol font. Addition arrows can be found in the Supplemental Arrows-A, Supplemental Arrows-B, and Miscellaneous Symbols and Arrows ranges.

The characters that appear in the first column of the following table depend on the browser that you are using, the fonts installed on your computer, and the browser options you have chosen that determine the fonts used to display particular character sets, encodings or languages. The entries in the “Entity” column are character entity references that can be used in HTML pages.

You can find some or all of the characters in this range in the Windows Unicode fonts AR PL ShanHeiSun Uni, AR PL ZenKai Uni, Arev Sans, Arial Unicode MS, Baekmuk Batang, Baekmuk Dotum, Baekmuk Gulim, Baekmuk Headline, Batang, BatangChe, Berling Antiqua, Calibri, Cambria Math, Caslon, Chandas, Charis SIL, Chrysanthi Unicode, CN-Arial, Code2000, Courier MonoThai, DejaVu Sans, DejaVu Sans Condensed, DejaVu Sans Mono, DejaVu Serif, DejaVu Serif Condensed, Dialekt Uni, Doulos SIL, e-PhonTranslit UNI (few), EversonMono, Fixedsys Excelsior, Free Idg Serif, Free Monospaced, Free Sans, Free Serif, Frutiger Linotype, Gandhari Unicode (few), Garava, Gulim Che, Gungsuh, GungsuhChe, HAN NOM A, HAN NOM B, Hindsight Unicode, HY Shin Myeongjo Std Acro, jGaramond, Kochi Gothic, Kochi Mincho, Kozuka Mincho Pro Acro, Linux Biolinum O, Linux Libertine O, Lucida Bright, Lucida Grande, Lucida Sans, Lucida Sans Unicode, Malgun Gothic, Marin, Ming(for ISO10646), MingLiU (few), MingLiU_HKSCS (few), Monospace, MS Gothic, MS Mincho, MS PGothic, MS PMincho, MS UI Gothic, MSung Std Acro, New Gulim, OpenSymbol, ParabaikSans (few), PMingLiU (few), Quivira, Reader Sans, Roman Unicode, Sazanami Mincho, SImPL, sixpack, StarSymbol, STIXGeneral, Sun-ExtA, Symbola, Thryomanes, TITUS Cyberbit Basic, UnBatang (few), UniBurma, Uttara (few), Verajja, WenQuanYi Zen Hei (few), WenQuanYi Zen Hei Mono (few) and YOzFontN; in the Macintosh OS 9 Unicode fonts AppleGothic, AppleMyungjo, Capitals, Charcoal, Charcoal CE, Chicago, Chicago CE, Gadget, Geneva, Gungseouche, HeiseiKakuGothic, HeiseiMincho, Hoefler Text, Monaco, New York, Osaka, Osaka-Mono, Pilgiche, Sand, Seoul, Techno, Textile and Times; in the Macintosh OS X Unicode fonts AppleGothic, AppleMyungjo, Apple Symbols, Batang, Charcoal, Chicago, #GothicMedium, Gulim, #GungSeo, Hangang, Hiragino Kaku Gothic Pro, Hiragino Kaku Gothic Std, Hiragino Maru Gothic Pro, Hiragino Mincho Pro, Lucida Grande, MS Gothic, MS Mincho, MS PGothic, MS PMincho, #MyungjoNeue, Osaka, Osaka-Mono, #PCMyungjo, #PilGi, Sand, Seoul, STFangsong, STHeiti, STKaiti, STSong, Symbol and #TaeGraphic; and in the Unix Unicode fonts Caslon and ClearlyU.

To see exactly which characters are included in a particular font, you can use a utility such as Andrew West’s BabelMap, Apple’s TrueEdit, or WunderMoosen’s FontChecker.

If you are not familiar with the characters, you can check the characters displayed here with the graphical display at http://www.unicode.org/charts/PDF/U2190.pdf.

Character
(decimal)
DecimalCharacter
(hex)
HexEntityName
85922190←LEFTWARDS ARROW   (present in WGL4 and in Symbol font)
85932191↑UPWARDS ARROW   (present in WGL4 and in Symbol font)
85942192→RIGHTWARDS ARROW   (present in WGL4 and in Symbol font)
85952193↓DOWNWARDS ARROW   (present in WGL4 and in Symbol font)
85962194↔LEFT RIGHT ARROW   (present in WGL4 and in Symbol font)
85972195 UP DOWN ARROW   (present in WGL4)
85982196 NORTH WEST ARROW
85992197 NORTH EAST ARROW
86002198 SOUTH EAST ARROW
86012199 SOUTH WEST ARROW
8602219A LEFTWARDS ARROW WITH STROKE
8603219B RIGHTWARDS ARROW WITH STROKE
8604219C LEFTWARDS WAVE ARROW
8605219D RIGHTWARDS WAVE ARROW
8606219E LEFTWARDS TWO HEADED ARROW
8607219F UPWARDS TWO HEADED ARROW
860821A0 RIGHTWARDS TWO HEADED ARROW
860921A1 DOWNWARDS TWO HEADED ARROW
861021A2 LEFTWARDS ARROW WITH TAIL
861121A3 RIGHTWARDS ARROW WITH TAIL
861221A4 LEFTWARDS ARROW FROM BAR
861321A5 UPWARDS ARROW FROM BAR
861421A6 RIGHTWARDS ARROW FROM BAR
861521A7 DOWNWARDS ARROW FROM BAR
861621A8 UP DOWN ARROW WITH BASE   (present in WGL4)
861721A9 LEFTWARDS ARROW WITH HOOK
861821AA RIGHTWARDS ARROW WITH HOOK
861921AB LEFTWARDS ARROW WITH LOOP
862021AC RIGHTWARDS ARROW WITH LOOP
862121AD LEFT RIGHT WAVE ARROW
862221AE LEFT RIGHT ARROW WITH STROKE
862321AF DOWNWARDS ZIGZAG ARROW
862421B0 UPWARDS ARROW WITH TIP LEFTWARDS
862521B1 UPWARDS ARROW WITH TIP RIGHTWARDS
862621B2 DOWNWARDS ARROW WITH TIP LEFTWARDS
862721B3 DOWNWARDS ARROW WITH TIP RIGHTWARDS
862821B4 RIGHTWARDS ARROW WITH CORNER DOWNWARDS
862921B5↵DOWNWARDS ARROW WITH CORNER LEFTWARDS   (present in Symbol font)
863021B6 ANTICLOCKWISE TOP SEMICIRCLE ARROW
863121B7 CLOCKWISE TOP SEMICIRCLE ARROW
863221B8 NORTH WEST ARROW TO LONG BAR
863321B9 LEFTWARDS ARROW TO BAR OVER RIGHTWARDS ARROW TO BAR
863421BA ANTICLOCKWISE OPEN CIRCLE ARROW
863521BB CLOCKWISE OPEN CIRCLE ARROW
863621BC LEFTWARDS HARPOON WITH BARB UPWARDS
863721BD LEFTWARDS HARPOON WITH BARB DOWNWARDS
863821BE UPWARDS HARPOON WITH BARB RIGHTWARDS
863921BF UPWARDS HARPOON WITH BARB LEFTWARDS
864021C0 RIGHTWARDS HARPOON WITH BARB UPWARDS
864121C1 RIGHTWARDS HARPOON WITH BARB DOWNWARDS
864221C2 DOWNWARDS HARPOON WITH BARB RIGHTWARDS
864321C3 DOWNWARDS HARPOON WITH BARB LEFTWARDS
864421C4 RIGHTWARDS ARROW OVER LEFTWARDS ARROW
864521C5 UPWARDS ARROW LEFTWARDS OF DOWNWARDS ARROW
864621C6 LEFTWARDS ARROW OVER RIGHTWARDS ARROW
864721C7 LEFTWARDS PAIRED ARROWS
864821C8 UPWARDS PAIRED ARROWS
864921C9 RIGHTWARDS PAIRED ARROWS
865021CA DOWNWARDS PAIRED ARROWS
865121CB LEFTWARDS HARPOON OVER RIGHTWARDS HARPOON
865221CC RIGHTWARDS HARPOON OVER LEFTWARDS HARPOON
865321CD LEFTWARDS DOUBLE ARROW WITH STROKE
865421CE LEFT RIGHT DOUBLE ARROW WITH STROKE
865521CF RIGHTWARDS DOUBLE ARROW WITH STROKE
865621D0⇐LEFTWARDS DOUBLE ARROW   (present in Symbol font)
865721D1⇑UPWARDS DOUBLE ARROW   (present in Symbol font)
865821D2⇒RIGHTWARDS DOUBLE ARROW   (present in Symbol font)
865921D3⇓DOWNWARDS DOUBLE ARROW   (present in Symbol font)
866021D4⇔LEFT RIGHT DOUBLE ARROW   (present in Symbol font)
866121D5 UP DOWN DOUBLE ARROW
866221D6 NORTH WEST DOUBLE ARROW
866321D7 NORTH EAST DOUBLE ARROW
866421D8 SOUTH EAST DOUBLE ARROW
866521D9 SOUTH WEST DOUBLE ARROW
866621DA LEFTWARDS TRIPLE ARROW
866721DB RIGHTWARDS TRIPLE ARROW
866821DC LEFTWARDS SQUIGGLE ARROW
866921DD RIGHTWARDS SQUIGGLE ARROW
867021DE UPWARDS ARROW WITH DOUBLE STROKE
867121DF DOWNWARDS ARROW WITH DOUBLE STROKE
867221E0 LEFTWARDS DASHED ARROW
867321E1 UPWARDS DASHED ARROW
867421E2 RIGHTWARDS DASHED ARROW
867521E3 DOWNWARDS DASHED ARROW
867621E4 LEFTWARDS ARROW TO BAR
867721E5 RIGHTWARDS ARROW TO BAR
867821E6 LEFTWARDS WHITE ARROW
867921E7 UPWARDS WHITE ARROW
868021E8 RIGHTWARDS WHITE ARROW
868121E9 DOWNWARDS WHITE ARROW
868221EA UPWARDS WHITE ARROW FROM BAR
868321EB UPWARDS WHITE ARROW ON PEDESTAL
868421EC UPWARDS WHITE ARROW ON PEDESTAL WITH HORIZONTAL BAR
868521ED UPWARDS WHITE ARROW ON PEDESTAL WITH VERTICAL BAR
868621EE UPWARDS WHITE DOUBLE ARROW
868721EF UPWARDS WHITE DOUBLE ARROW ON PEDESTAL
868821F0 RIGHTWARDS WHITE ARROW FROM WALL
868921F1 NORTH WEST ARROW TO CORNER
869021F2 SOUTH EAST ARROW TO CORNER
869121F3 UP DOWN WHITE ARROW
869221F4 RIGHT ARROW WITH SMALL CIRCLE
869321F5 DOWNWARDS ARROW LEFTWARDS OF UPWARDS ARROW
869421F6 THREE RIGHTWARDS ARROWS
869521F7 LEFTWARDS ARROW WITH VERTICAL STROKE
869621F8 RIGHTWARDS ARROW WITH VERTICAL STROKE
869721F9 LEFT RIGHT ARROW WITH VERTICAL STROKE
869821FA LEFTWARDS ARROW WITH DOUBLE VERTICAL STROKE
869921FB RIGHTWARDS ARROW WITH DOUBLE VERTICAL STROKE
870021FC LEFT RIGHT ARROW WITH DOUBLE VERTICAL STROKE
870121FD LEFTWARDS OPEN-HEADED ARROW
870221FE RIGHTWARDS OPEN-HEADED ARROW
870321FF LEFT RIGHT OPEN-HEADED ARROW

Copyright © 1999–2010 Alan Wood

The hexadecimal numbers and the character names in the above table are taken from the Unicode 3.2 Character Database, Copyright © 1991–2002 Unicode, Inc., as contained in UnicodeData.txt on the Unicode Web site (http://www.unicode.org/Public/UNIDATA/) in April 2002.

Created 3rd February 1999   Last updated 24th August 2010

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