u208B, U+208B, u{208B}, emoji, emoticons- "SUBSCRIPT HYPHEN-MINUS"


This code point first appeared in version 1.1 of the Unicode® Standard and belongs to the "Superscripts and Subscripts" block which goes from 0x2070 to 0x209F.

You can safely add this character in your html code with the entity: ₋

Easy copy/paste:

< ₊ U+208A | U+208C ₌ >

Unicode meta-data

The following table show specific meta-data that is known about this character.

Codepoint (hex)208B
Character ageUnicode 1.1
Legacy name (Unicode 1.0)SUBSCRIPT HYPHEN-MINUS
Official name (Unicode 9.0)SUBSCRIPT MINUS
resolved namesubscript minus
blockSuperscripts and Subscripts (Super_And_Sub)

Its bidirectional class is "ES":European Number Separator (PLUS SIGN, MINUS SIGN)

Glyphs and symbols in your browser

The following unicode chart presents different versions of the glyph corresponding to the code point that are available on your computer.

In order to type this character easily, you may want to download and install a unicode Superscripts and Subscripts keyboard.

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Missing glyph

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Times New Roman
Courier New
Segoe UI Emoji
Microsoft Tai Le

Encodings (Unicode characters converter)

The following character table converter allows you to see the value of the character in different encodings

encodinghexadecimaldecimal binary
UTF-8E2 82 8B1484455511100010 10000010 10001011
UCS28B 203561610001011 00100000
UTF-16LE8B 203561610001011 00100000
UTF-16BE20 8B833100100000 10001011
UTF72B 49 49 73 2D18591314410900101011 01001001 01001001 01110011 00101101
UTF7-IMAP26 49 49 73 2D16443830762900100110 01001001 01001001 01110011 00101101

< ₊ U+208A | U+208C ₌ >

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