Home U+2190 to U+21FF Arrows
Glyph for U+2192
Source: Noto Sans Math


U+2192 was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block U+2190 to U+21FF Arrows in the U+0000 to U+FFFF Basic Multilingual Plane.

This character is a Math Symbol and is commonly used, that is, in no specific script. The character is also known as z notation total function.

The glyph is not a composition. It has a Ambiguous 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+2192 behaves as Ambiguous (Alphabetic or Ideographic) regarding line breaks. It has type Other for sentence and Other for word breaks. The Grapheme Cluster Break is Any.

The CLDR project labels this character “right-pointing arrow” for use in screen reading software. It assigns additional tags, e.g. for search in emoji pickers: arrow, right, right-pointing arrow.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

or -> may refer to:

  • one of the arrow symbols, characters of Unicode
  • one of the arrow keys, on a keyboard
  • →, >, representing the assignment operator in various programming languages
  • ->, a Pointer operator in C and C++ where a->b is synonymous with (*a).b (except when either -> or * has been overridden in C++).
  • →, goto in the APL programming language
  • →, representing the direction of a chemical reaction in a chemical equation
  • →, representing the set of all mathematical functions that map from one set to another in set theory
  • →, representing a material implication in logic
  • →, representing morphism in category theory
  • →, representing a vector in physics and mathematics
  • the relative direction of right or forward
  • →, a notation of Conway chained arrow notation for very large integers
  • "Due to" (and other meanings), in medical notation
  • the button that starts playback of a recording on a media player


System Representation
UTF-8 E2 86 92
UTF-16 21 92
UTF-32 00 00 21 92
URL-Quoted %E2%86%92
HTML-Escape →
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake →
HTML-Escape →
HTML-Escape →
HTML-Escape →
HTML-Escape →
HTML-Escape →
alias z notation total function
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) A1 E6
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) A2 AA
LATEX \rightarrow
AGL: Latin-4 uni2192
AGL: Latin-5 uni2192
Adobe Glyph List arrowright
digraph ->

Related Characters



Complete Record

Property Value
Age 1.1 (1993)
Unicode 1 Name RIGHT ARROW
Block Arrows
General Category Math Symbol
Script Common
Bidirectional Category Other Neutral
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type None
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+2192 Rightwards Arrow
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+2192 Rightwards Arrow
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+2192 Rightwards Arrow
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+2192 Rightwards Arrow
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+2192 Rightwards Arrow
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+2192 Rightwards Arrow
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+2192 Rightwards Arrow
Case Folding Glyph for U+2192 Rightwards Arrow
ASCII Hex Digit
Bidi Control
Bidi Mirrored
Bidi Paired Bracket Glyph for U+2192 Rightwards Arrow
Bidi Paired Bracket Type None
Composition Exclusion
Case Ignorable
Full Composition Exclusion
Changes When Casefolded
Changes When Casemapped
Changes When NFKC Casefolded
Changes When Lowercased
Changes When Titlecased
Changes When Uppercased
Default Ignorable Code Point
East Asian Width Ambiguous
Emoji Modifier Base
Emoji Component
Emoji Modifier
Emoji Presentation
Extended Pictographic
FC NFKC Closure Glyph for U+2192 Rightwards Arrow
Grapheme Cluster Break Any
Grapheme Base
Grapheme Extend
Grapheme Link
Hex Digit
Hangul Syllable Type Not Applicable
ID Continue
ID Start
IDS Binary Operator
IDS Trinary Operator and
Indic Mantra Category
Indic Positional Category NA
Indic Syllabic Category Other
ISO 10646 Comment
Joining Group No_Joining_Group
Join Control
Jamo Short Name
Joining Type Non Joining
Line Break Ambiguous (Alphabetic or Ideographic)
Logical Order Exception
Noncharacter Code Point
NFC Quick Check Yes
NFD Quick Check Yes
NFKC Casefold Glyph for U+2192 Rightwards Arrow
NFKC Quick Check Yes
NFKD Quick Check Yes
Numeric Type None
Numeric Value not a number
Other Alphabetic
Other Default Ignorable Code Point
Other Grapheme Extend
Other ID Continue
Other ID Start
Other Lowercase
Other Math
Other Uppercase
Pattern Syntax
Pattern White Space
Prepended Concatenation Mark
Quotation Mark
Regional Indicator
Sentence Break Other
Simple Case Folding Glyph for U+2192 Rightwards Arrow
Script Extension
Soft Dotted
Sentence Terminal
Terminal Punctuation
Unified Ideograph
Vertical Orientation R
Variation Selector
Word Break Other
White Space
XID Continue
XID Start
Expands On NFC
Expands On NFD
Expands On NFKC
Expands On NFKD