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Glyph for U+203C
Source: Noto Emoji

U+203C Double Exclamation Mark

U+203C was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block U+2000 to U+206F General Punctuation in the U+0000 to U+FFFF Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Other Punctuation and is commonly used, that is, in no specific script.

The glyph is a Compat composition of the glyphs Glyph for U+0021 Exclamation Mark, Glyph for U+0021 Exclamation Mark. It has a Neutral East Asian Width. In bidirectional context it acts as Other Neutral and is not mirrored. The glyph can, under circumstances, be confused with 1 other glyphs. In text U+203C behaves as Nonstarter regarding line breaks. It has type Sentence Terminal for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The CLDR project labels this character “double exclamation mark” for use in screen reading software. It assigns additional tags, e.g. for search in emoji pickers: !, !!, bangbang, exclamation, mark.

This character is designated as an emoji. It will be rendered as monochrome character on conforming platforms. To enable colorful emoji display, you can combine it with Glyph for U+FE0F Variation Selector-16: ‼️ See the Emojipedia for more details on this character’s emoji properties.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

(a double exclamation mark, Unicode character U+203C) may refer to:

  • !! (chess), a brilliant move chess notation
  • Double factorial, an operator in mathematics
  • Retroflex click, a family of click consonants found only in Juu languages and in the Damin ritual jargon
  • Double-negation translation, !!p = p.

Representations

System Representation
8252
UTF-8 E2 80 BC
UTF-16 20 3C
UTF-32 00 00 20 3C
URL-Quoted %E2%80%BC
HTML hex reference ‼
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake ‼
AGL: Latin-5 exclamdbl
Adobe Glyph List exclamdbl
digraph !*2

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Complete Record

Property Value
Age 1.1 (1993)
Unicode Name DOUBLE EXCLAMATION MARK
Unicode 1 Name
Block General Punctuation
General Category Other Punctuation
Script Common
Bidirectional Category Other Neutral
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type Compat
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+0021 Exclamation Mark Glyph for U+0021 Exclamation Mark
Lowercase
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+203C Double Exclamation Mark
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+203C Double Exclamation Mark
Uppercase
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+203C Double Exclamation Mark
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+203C Double Exclamation Mark
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+203C Double Exclamation Mark
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+203C Double Exclamation Mark
Case Folding Glyph for U+203C Double Exclamation Mark
ASCII Hex Digit
Alphabetic
Bidi Control
Bidi Mirrored
Composition Exclusion
Case Ignorable
Changes When Casefolded
Changes When Casemapped
Changes When NFKC Casefolded
Changes When Lowercased
Changes When Titlecased
Changes When Uppercased
Cased
Full Composition Exclusion
Default Ignorable Code Point
Dash
Deprecated
Diacritic
Emoji Modifier Base
Emoji Component
Emoji Modifier
Emoji Presentation
Emoji
Extender
Extended Pictographic
FC NFKC Closure Glyph for U+203C Double Exclamation Mark
Grapheme Cluster Break Any
Grapheme Base
Grapheme Extend
Grapheme Link
Hex Digit
Hyphen
ID Continue
ID Start
IDS Binary Operator
IDS Trinary Operator and
IDSU 0
ID_Compat_Math_Continue 0
ID_Compat_Math_Start 0
Ideographic
InCB None
Indic Mantra Category
Indic Positional Category NA
Indic Syllabic Category Other
Jamo Short Name
Join Control
Logical Order Exception
Math
Noncharacter Code Point
NFC Quick Check Yes
NFD Quick Check Yes
NFKC Casefold Glyph for U+0021 Exclamation Mark Glyph for U+0021 Exclamation Mark
NFKC Quick Check No
NFKC_SCF Glyph for U+0021 Exclamation Mark Glyph for U+0021 Exclamation Mark
NFKD Quick Check No
Other Alphabetic
Other Default Ignorable Code Point
Other Grapheme Extend
Other ID Continue
Other ID Start
Other Lowercase
Other Math
Other Uppercase
Prepended Concatenation Mark
Pattern Syntax
Pattern White Space
Quotation Mark
Regional Indicator
Radical
Sentence Break Sentence Terminal
Soft Dotted
Sentence Terminal
Terminal Punctuation
Unified Ideograph
Variation Selector
Word Break Other
White Space
XID Continue
XID Start
Expands On NFC
Expands On NFD
Expands On NFKC
Expands On NFKD
Bidi Paired Bracket Glyph for U+203C Double Exclamation Mark
Bidi Paired Bracket Type None
East Asian Width Neutral
Hangul Syllable Type Not Applicable
ISO 10646 Comment
Joining Group No_Joining_Group
Joining Type Non Joining
Line Break Nonstarter
Numeric Type None
Numeric Value not a number
Simple Case Folding Glyph for U+203C Double Exclamation Mark
Script Extension
Vertical Orientation U