U+2179 was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block Number Forms in the Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Letter Number and is mainly used in the Latin script. The codepoint has the Numeric value 10. It is related to its uppercase variant Ⅹ and its titlecase variant Ⅹ.

The glyph is a Compat composition of the glyphs x. It has a Ambiguous East Asian Width. In bidirectional context it acts as Left To Right and is not mirrored. The glyph can, under circumstances, be confused with 31 other glyphs. In text U+2179 behaves as Ambiguous 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:

10 (ten /ˈtɛn/) is an even natural number following 9 and preceding 11. Ten is the base of the decimal numeral system, by far the most common system of denoting numbers in both spoken and written language. The reason for the choice of ten is assumed to be that humans have ten fingers (digits).


System Representation
UTF-8 E2 85 B9
UTF-16 21 79
UTF-32 00 00 21 79
URL-Quoted %E2%85%B9
HTML-Escape ⅹ
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake ⅹ
digraph ar
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) A5 AA
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) FC FA
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) 113 AA

Related Characters

  • Ⅹ


  • x
  • ×
  • x
  • ×
  • х
  • ᕁ
  • ᕽ
  • ᙮
  • ⅸ
  • ⅹ
  • ⅺ
  • ⅻ
  • ⒳
  • ⤫
  • ⤬
  • ⨯
  • ⨰
  • x
  • 𝐱
  • 𝑥
  • 𝒙
  • 𝓍
  • 𝔁
  • 𝔵
  • 𝕩
  • 𝖝
  • 𝗑
  • 𝘅
  • 𝘹
  • 𝙭
  • 𝚡


Complete Record

Property Value
Age (age) 1.1
Unicode 1 Name (na1)
Block (blk) Number_Forms
General Category (gc) Letter Number
Script (sc) Latin
Bidirectional Category (bc) Left To Right
Combining Class (ccc) Not Reordered
Decomposition Type (dt) Compat
Decomposition Mapping (dm) x
Lowercase (Lower)
Simple Lowercase Mapping (slc) ⅹ
Lowercase Mapping (lc) ⅹ
Uppercase (Upper)
Simple Uppercase Mapping (suc) Ⅹ
Uppercase Mapping (uc) Ⅹ
Simple Titlecase Mapping (stc) Ⅹ
Titlecase Mapping (tc) Ⅹ
Case Folding (cf) ⅹ
ASCII Hex Digit (AHex)
Alphabetic (Alpha)
Bidi Control (Bidi_C)
Bidi Mirrored (Bidi_M)
Bidi Paired Bracket (bpb) ⅹ
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) ⅹ
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) x
NFKC Quick Check (NFKC_QC) No
NFKD Quick Check (NFKD_QC) No
Numeric Type (nt) Numeric
Numeric Value (nv) 10
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) ⅹ
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)