This code point first appeared in version 3.2 of the Unicode® Standard and belongs to the "Miscellaneous Mathematical Symbols-A" block which goes from 0x27C0 to 0x27EF.

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

This character can be seen as the opening part of a paired bracket (see closing)

Easy copy/paste:

## Unicode meta-data

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

field | value |
---|---|

Codepoint (hex) | 27E8 |

Character age | Unicode 3.2 |

Legacy name (Unicode 1.0) | - |

Official name (Unicode 9.0) | MATHEMATICAL LEFT ANGLE BRACKET |

resolved name | mathematical left angle bracket |

block | Miscellaneous Mathematical Symbols-A (Misc_Math_Symbols_A) |

Its bidirectional class is "ON":Other Neutrals (All other characters, including OBJECT REPLACEMENT CHARACTER)

You can find a character that is a mirrored image of mathematical left angle bracket

## 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 Miscellaneous Mathematical Symbols-A keyboard.

A sample of fonts are used below to display whether the character has a glyph in this font or not.

## Encodings (Unicode characters converter)

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

encoding | hexadecimal | decimal | binary |
---|---|---|---|

UTF-8 | E2 9F A8 | 14852008 | 11100010 10011111 10101000 |

UCS2 | E8 27 | 59431 | 11101000 00100111 |

UTF-16LE | E8 27 | 59431 | 11101000 00100111 |

UTF-16BE | 27 E8 | 10216 | 00100111 11101000 |

UTF7 | 2B 4A 2B 67 2D | 185927952173 | 00101011 01001010 00101011 01100111 00101101 |

UTF7-IMAP | 26 4A 2B 67 2D | 164453115693 | 00100110 01001010 00101011 01100111 00101101 |