U+00BE was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block Latin-1 Supplement in the Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Other Number and is commonly used, that is, in no specific script. The codepoint has the Numeric value 3/4.

The glyph is a Fraction composition of the glyphs 3 ⁄ 4. It has a Ambiguous East Asian Width. In bidirectional context it acts as Other Neutral and is not mirrored. In text U+00BE behaves as Ambiguous regarding line breaks. It has type Other for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

3/4 may refer to:

  • The fraction (mathematics) three quarters (¾), equal to 0.75
  • 3/4 time, a form of triple metre in music
  • Three quarter pants
  • 3/4 perspective in video games
  • Channel 3/4 output
  • ¾" videocassette, better known as the U-matic format
  • March 4 (month-day date notation)
  • 3 April (day-month date notation)
  • 3rd Battalion 4th Marines, a unit in the United States Marine Corps


System Representation
UTF-16 00 BE
UTF-32 00 00 00 BE
URL-Quoted %C2%BE
HTML-Escape ¾
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake ¾
HTML-Escape ¾
digraph 34
LaTeX \textthreequarters
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) A8 FA
Encoding: ISO-8859-13 (hex bytes) BE
Encoding: ISO-8859-8 (hex bytes) BE
Encoding: WINDOWS-1252 (hex bytes) BE
Encoding: WINDOWS-1254 (hex bytes) BE
Encoding: WINDOWS-1255 (hex bytes) BE
Encoding: WINDOWS-1256 (hex bytes) BE
Encoding: WINDOWS-1257 (hex bytes) BE
Encoding: WINDOWS-1258 (hex bytes) BE


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Block (blk) Latin_1_Sup
General Category (gc) Other Number
Script (sc) Common
Bidirectional Category (bc) Other Neutral
Combining Class (ccc) Not Reordered
Decomposition Type (dt) Fraction
Decomposition Mapping (dm) 3 ⁄ 4
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) ¾
Lowercase Mapping (lc) ¾
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) ¾
Uppercase Mapping (uc) ¾
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) ¾
Titlecase Mapping (tc) ¾
Case Folding (cf) ¾
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) ¾
Bidi Paired Bracket Type (bpt) None
Cased (Cased)
Composition Exclusion (CE)
Case Ignorable (CI)
Full Composition Exclusion (Comp_Ex)
Changes When Casefolded (CWCF)
Changes When Casemapped (CWCM)
Changes When NFKC Casefolded (CWKCF)
Changes When Lowercased (CWL)
Changes When Titlecased (CWT)
Changes When Uppercased (CWU)
Dash (Dash)
Deprecated (Dep)
Default Ignorable Code Point (DI)
Diacritic (Dia)
East Asian Width (ea) Ambiguous
Extender (Ext)
FC NFKC Closure (FC_NFKC) ¾
Grapheme Cluster Break (GCB) Any
Grapheme Base (Gr_Base)
Grapheme Extend (Gr_Ext)
Hex Digit (Hex)
Hangul Syllable Type (hst) Not Applicable
Hyphen (Hyphen)
ID Continue (IDC)
Ideographic (Ideo)
ID Start (IDS)
IDS Binary Operator (IDSB)
IDS Trinary Operator and (IDST)
Indic Positional Category (InPC) NA
Indic Syllabic Category (InSC) Other
ISO 10646 Comment (isc)
Joining Group (jg) No_Joining_Group
Join Control (Join_C)
Jamo Short Name (JSN)
Joining Type (jt) Non Joining
Line Break (lb) Ambiguous
Logical Order Exception (LOE)
Math (Math)
Noncharacter Code Point (NChar)
NFC Quick Check (NFC_QC) Yes
NFD Quick Check (NFD_QC) Yes
NFKC Casefold (NFKC_CF) 3 ⁄ 4
NFKC Quick Check (NFKC_QC) No
NFKD Quick Check (NFKD_QC) No
Numeric Type (nt) Numeric
Numeric Value (nv) 3/4
Other Alphabetic (OAlpha)
Other Default Ignorable Code Point (ODI)
Other Grapheme Extend (OGr_Ext)
Other ID Continue (OIDC)
Other ID Start (OIDS)
Other Lowercase (OLower)
Other Math (OMath)
Other Uppercase (OUpper)
Pattern Syntax (Pat_Syn)
Pattern White Space (Pat_WS)
Quotation Mark (QMark)
Radical (Radical)
Sentence Break (SB) Other
Simple Case Folding (scf) ¾
Script Extension (scx) Common
Soft Dotted (SD)
STerm (STerm)
Terminal Punctuation (Term)
Unified Ideograph (UIdeo)
Variation Selector (VS)
Word Break (WB) Other
White Space (WSpace)
XID Continue (XIDC)
XID Start (XIDS)
Expands On NFC (XO_NFC)
Expands On NFD (XO_NFD)
Expands On NFKC (XO_NFKC)
Expands On NFKD (XO_NFKD)