U+015B was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block Latin Extended-A in the Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Lowercase Letter and is mainly used in the Latin script. It is related to its uppercase variant Ś and its titlecase variant Ś.

The glyph is a Canonical composition of the glyphs s ́. It has a Neutral East Asian Width. In bidirectional context it acts as Left To Right and is not mirrored. In text U+015B behaves as Alphabetic regarding line breaks. It has type Lower for sentence and ALetter for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

Ś (minuscule: ś) is a letter of the Latin alphabet, formed from S with the addition of an acute accent. It is used in Polish and Montenegrin alphabet, and in certain other languages:

  • Slavic languages - usually the palatalized form of /s/
  • Polish language - [ɕ] (voiceless alveolo-palatal fricative)
  • Montenegrin language - along with the digraph "sj"
  • In the Belarusian Łacinka alphabet for сь /sʲ/
  • Lower Sorbian language - [ɕ]
  • Indo-Aryan: [ʃ] voiceless postalveolar fricative
  • Transliteration of Sanskrit and modern Indic languages - see IAST
  • Romany alphabet
  • transliteration of a palatalized s in the Lydian language
  • In Proto-Semitic, a reconstructed voiceless lateral fricative phoneme /ɬ/, the parent phoneme of Ge'ez Śawt ሠ.
  • a sibilant phoneme of the earliest phase of the Sumerian language.
  • transliteration of a letter of the Etruscan alphabet, related to San and Tsade.


System Representation
UTF-8 C5 9B
UTF-16 01 5B
UTF-32 00 00 01 5B
URL-Quoted %C5%9B
HTML-Escape ś
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake ś
HTML-Escape ś
digraph s
LaTeX \'{s}
Encoding: ISO-8859-13 (hex bytes) FA
Encoding: ISO-8859-16 (hex bytes) F7
Encoding: ISO-8859-2 (hex bytes) B6
Encoding: WINDOWS-1250 (hex bytes) 9C
Encoding: WINDOWS-1257 (hex bytes) FA

Related Characters

  • Ś
  • ṥ


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Block (blk) Latin_Ext_A
General Category (gc) Lowercase Letter
Script (sc) Latin
Bidirectional Category (bc) Left To Right
Combining Class (ccc) Not Reordered
Decomposition Type (dt) Canonical
Decomposition Mapping (dm) s ́
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) ś
Lowercase Mapping (lc) ś
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) Ś
Uppercase Mapping (uc) Ś
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) Ś
Titlecase Mapping (tc) Ś
Case Folding (cf) ś
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) ś
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) Neutral
Extender (Ext)
FC NFKC Closure (FC_NFKC) ś
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) Alphabetic
Logical Order Exception (LOE)
Math (Math)
Noncharacter Code Point (NChar)
NFC Quick Check (NFC_QC) Yes
NFD Quick Check (NFD_QC) No
NFKC Casefold (NFKC_CF) ś
NFKC Quick Check (NFKC_QC) Yes
NFKD Quick Check (NFKD_QC) No
Numeric Type (nt) None
Numeric Value (nv) NaN
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) Lower
Simple Case Folding (scf) ś
Script Extension (scx) Latin
Soft Dotted (SD)
STerm (STerm)
Terminal Punctuation (Term)
Unified Ideograph (UIdeo)
Variation Selector (VS)
Word Break (WB) ALetter
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)