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Glyph for U+2605
Source: Noto Sans Symbols2

U+2605 BLACK STAR

U+2605 was added to Unicode in version 1.1 (1993). It belongs to the block U+2600 to U+26FF Miscellaneous Symbols in the U+0000 to U+FFFF Basic Multilingual Plane.

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

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. In text U+2605 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 Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

In typography, a star is any of several glyphs with a number of points arrayed within an imaginary circle.

Representations

System Representation
9733
UTF-8 E2 98 85
UTF-16 26 05
UTF-32 00 00 26 05
URL-Quoted %E2%98%85
HTML-Escape ★
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake ★
HTML-Escape ★
HTML-Escape ★
Encoding: EUC-KR (hex bytes) A1 DA
Encoding: JIS0208 (hex bytes) A1 FA
LATEX \ding{72}
Adobe Glyph List blackstar
digraph *2

Elsewhere

Complete Record

Property Value
Age 1.1 (1993)
Unicode Name BLACK STAR
Unicode 1 Name
Block Miscellaneous Symbols and Pictographs
General Category Other Symbol
Script Common
Bidirectional Category Other Neutral
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type None
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+2605 Black Star
Lowercase
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+2605 Black Star
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+2605 Black Star
Uppercase
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+2605 Black Star
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+2605 Black Star
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+2605 Black Star
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+2605 Black Star
Case Folding Glyph for U+2605 Black Star
ASCII Hex Digit
Alphabetic
Bidi Control
Bidi Mirrored
Bidi Paired Bracket Glyph for U+2605 Black Star
Bidi Paired Bracket Type None
Cased
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
Dash
Deprecated
Default Ignorable Code Point
Diacritic
East Asian Width Ambiguous
Emoji Modifier Base
Emoji Component
Emoji Modifier
Emoji
Emoji Presentation
Extender
Extended Pictographic
FC NFKC Closure Glyph for U+2605 Black Star
Grapheme Cluster Break Any
Grapheme Base
Grapheme Extend
Grapheme Link
Hex Digit
Hangul Syllable Type Not Applicable
Hyphen
ID Continue
Ideographic
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
Math
Noncharacter Code Point
NFC Quick Check Yes
NFD Quick Check Yes
NFKC Casefold Glyph for U+2605 Black Star
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
Radical
Regional Indicator
Sentence Break Other
Simple Case Folding Glyph for U+2605 Black Star
Script Extension
Soft Dotted
Sentence Terminal
Terminal Punctuation
Unified Ideograph
Vertical Orientation U
Variation Selector
Word Break Other
White Space
XID Continue
XID Start
Expands On NFC
Expands On NFD
Expands On NFKC
Expands On NFKD