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Glyph for U+270A
Source: Noto Emoji

U+270A Raised Fist

U+270A was added to Unicode in version 6.0 (2010). It belongs to the block U+2700 to U+27BF Dingbats 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 character is also known as rock in Rock, Paper and Scissors game.

The glyph is not a composition. It has a Wide East Asian Width. In bidirectional context it acts as Other Neutral and is not mirrored. In text U+270A behaves as Emoji Base 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 “raised fist” for use in screen reading software. It assigns additional tags, e.g. for search in emoji pickers: clenched, fist, hand, punch, raised fist.

This character is designated as an emoji. It will be rendered as colorful emoji on conforming platforms. To reduce it to a monochrome character, you can combine it with Glyph for U+FE0E Variation Selector-15: ✊︎ The character can be changed in appearance, if it is followed by an emoji modifier. See the Emojipedia for more details on this character’s emoji properties.

The Wikipedia has the following information about this codepoint:

The raised fist, or the clenched fist, is a long-standing image of mixed meaning, often a symbol of political solidarity. It is also a common symbol of communism, socialism, and other revolutionary social movements. It can also represent a salute to express unity, strength, or resistance.


System Representation
UTF-8 E2 9C 8A
UTF-16 27 0A
UTF-32 00 00 27 0A
URL-Quoted %E2%9C%8A
HTML hex reference ✊
Wrong windows-1252 Mojibake ✊
alias rock in Rock
alias Paper
alias Scissors game


Complete Record

Property Value
Age 6.0 (2010)
Unicode Name RAISED FIST
Unicode 1 Name
Block Dingbats
General Category Other Symbol
Script Common
Bidirectional Category Other Neutral
Combining Class Not Reordered
Decomposition Type None
Decomposition Mapping Glyph for U+270A Raised Fist
Simple Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+270A Raised Fist
Lowercase Mapping Glyph for U+270A Raised Fist
Simple Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+270A Raised Fist
Uppercase Mapping Glyph for U+270A Raised Fist
Simple Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+270A Raised Fist
Titlecase Mapping Glyph for U+270A Raised Fist
Case Folding Glyph for U+270A Raised Fist
ASCII Hex Digit
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
Full Composition Exclusion
Default Ignorable Code Point
Emoji Modifier Base
Emoji Component
Emoji Modifier
Emoji Presentation
Extended Pictographic
FC NFKC Closure Glyph for U+270A Raised Fist
Grapheme Cluster Break Any
Grapheme Base
Grapheme Extend
Grapheme Link
Hex Digit
ID Continue
ID Start
IDS Binary Operator
IDS Trinary Operator and
Indic Mantra Category
Indic Positional Category NA
Indic Syllabic Category Other
Jamo Short Name
Join Control
Logical Order Exception
Noncharacter Code Point
NFC Quick Check Yes
NFD Quick Check Yes
NFKC Casefold Glyph for U+270A Raised Fist
NFKC Quick Check Yes
NFKD Quick Check Yes
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
Sentence Break Other
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+270A Raised Fist
Bidi Paired Bracket Type None
East Asian Width Wide
Hangul Syllable Type Not Applicable
ISO 10646 Comment
Joining Group No_Joining_Group
Joining Type Non Joining
Line Break Emoji Base
Numeric Type None
Numeric Value not a number
Simple Case Folding Glyph for U+270A Raised Fist
Script Extension
Vertical Orientation U