HTML Character Entity References Defined in HTML 4.0

This is the complete list of character entity references defined in HTML 4.0. Before searching through this list you may want to view the quick list of the most popular character entities.

Few browsers (well, none that I know of) support all of these references. If your browser doesn't support the character it will probably display something like an empty box or a question mark.

This list is copied rote from W3C's Character entity references in HTML 4.0.

"quot;"quotation mark = APL quote
&&ampersand
&#60;lt;<less-than sign
&#62;gt;>greater-than sign
&#160;nbsp; no-break space = non-breaking space
&#161;iexcl;¡inverted exclamation mark
&#162;cent;¢cent sign
&#163;pound;£pound sign
&#164;curren;¤currency sign
&#165;yen;¥yen sign = yuan sign
&#166;brvbar;¦broken bar = broken vertical bar
&#167;sect;§section sign
&#168;uml;¨diaeresis = spacing diaeresis
&#169;copy;©copyright sign
&#170;ordf;ªfeminine ordinal indicator
&#171;laquo;«left-pointing double angle quotation mark = left pointing guillemet
&#172;not;¬not sign
&#173;shy;­soft hyphen = discretionary hyphen
&#174;reg;®registered sign = registered trade mark sign
&#175;macr;¯macron = spacing macron = overline = APL overbar
&#176;deg;°degree sign
&#177;plusmn;±plus-minus sign = plus-or-minus sign
&#178;sup2;²superscript two = superscript digit two = squared
&#179;sup3;³superscript three = superscript digit three = cubed
&#180;acute;´acute accent = spacing acute
&#181;micro;µmicro sign
&#182;para;pilcrow sign = paragraph sign
&#183;middot;·middle dot = Georgian comma = Greek middle dot
&#184;cedil;¸cedilla = spacing cedilla
&#185;sup1;¹superscript one = superscript digit one
&#186;ordm;ºmasculine ordinal indicator
&#187;raquo;»right-pointing double angle quotation mark = right pointing guillemet
&#188;frac14;¼vulgar fraction one quarter = fraction one quarter
&#189;frac12;½vulgar fraction one half = fraction one half
&#190;frac34;¾vulgar fraction three quarters = fraction three quarters
&#191;iquest;¿inverted question mark = turned question mark
&#192;Agrave;Àlatin capital letter A with grave = latin capital letter A grave
&#193;Aacute;Álatin capital letter A with acute
&#194;Acirc;Âlatin capital letter A with circumflex
&#195;Atilde;Ãlatin capital letter A with tilde
&#196;Auml;Älatin capital letter A with diaeresis
&#197;Aring ;Ålatin capital letter A with ring above = latin capital letter A ring
&#198;AElig;Ælatin capital letter AE = latin capital ligature AE
&#199;Ccedil;Çlatin capital letter C with cedilla
&#200;Egrave;Èlatin capital letter E with grave
&#201;Eacute;Élatin capital letter E with acute
&#202;Ecirc;Êlatin capital letter E with circumflex
&#203;Euml;Ëlatin capital letter E with diaeresis
&#204;Igrave;Ìlatin capital letter I with grave
&#205;Iacute;Ílatin capital letter I with acute
&#206;Icirc;Îlatin capital letter I with circumflex
&#207;Iuml;Ïlatin capital letter I with diaeresis
&#208;ETH;Ðlatin capital letter ETH
&#209;Ntilde;Ñlatin capital letter N with tilde
&#210;Ograve;Òlatin capital letter O with grave
&#211;Oacute;Ólatin capital letter O with acute
&#212;Ocirc;Ôlatin capital letter O with circumflex
&#213;Otilde;Õlatin capital letter O with tilde
&#214;Ouml;Ölatin capital letter O with diaeresis
&#215;times;×multiplication sign
&#216;Oslash;Ølatin capital letter O with stroke = latin capital letter O slash
&#217;Ugrave;Ùlatin capital letter U with grave
&#218;Uacute;Úlatin capital letter U with acute
&#219;Ucirc;Ûlatin capital letter U with circumflex
&#220;Uuml;Ülatin capital letter U with diaeresis
&#221;Yacute;Ýlatin capital letter Y with acute
&#222;THORN;Þlatin capital letter THORN
&#223;szlig;ßlatin small letter sharp s = ess-zed
&#224;agrave;àlatin small letter a with grave = latin small letter a grave
&#225;aacute;álatin small letter a with acute
&#226;acirc;âlatin small letter a with circumflex
&#227;atilde;ãlatin small letter a with tilde
&#228;auml;älatin small letter a with diaeresis
&#229;aring ;ålatin small letter a with ring above = latin small letter a ring
&#230;aelig;ælatin small letter ae = latin small ligature ae
&#231;ccedil;çlatin small letter c with cedilla
&#232;egrave;èlatin small letter e with grave
&#233;eacute;élatin small letter e with acute
&#234;ecirc;êlatin small letter e with circumflex
&#235;euml;ëlatin small letter e with diaeresis
&#236;igrave;ìlatin small letter i with grave
&#237;iacute;ílatin small letter i with acute
&#238;icirc;îlatin small letter i with circumflex
&#239;iuml;ïlatin small letter i with diaeresis
&#240;eth;ðlatin small letter eth
&#241;ntilde;ñlatin small letter n with tilde
&#242;ograve;òlatin small letter o with grave
&#243;oacute;ólatin small letter o with acute
&#244;ocirc;ôlatin small letter o with circumflex
&#245;otilde;õlatin small letter o with tilde
&#246;ouml;ölatin small letter o with diaeresis
&#247;divide;÷division sign
&#248;oslash;ølatin small letter o with stroke, = latin small letter o slash
&#249;ugrave;ùlatin small letter u with grave
&#250;uacute;úlatin small letter u with acute
&#251;ucirc;ûlatin small letter u with circumflex
&#252;uuml;ülatin small letter u with diaeresis
&#253;yacute;ýlatin small letter y with acute
&#254;thorn;þlatin small letter thorn with
&#255;yuml;ÿlatin small letter y with diaeresis
&#338;OElig;Œlatin capital ligature OE
&#339;oelig;œlatin small ligature oe
ligature is a misnomer, this is a separate character in some languages
&#352;Scaron;Šlatin capital letter S with caron
&#353;scaron;šlatin small letter s with caron
&#376;Yuml;Ÿlatin capital letter Y with diaeresis
&#402;fnof ;ƒlatin small f with hook = function = florin
&#710;circ;ˆmodifier letter circumflex accent
&#732;tilde;˜small tilde
&#913;Alpha;Αgreek capital letter alpha
&#914;Beta;Βgreek capital letter beta
&#915;Gamma;Γgreek capital letter gamma
&#916;Delta;Δgreek capital letter delta
&#917;Epsilon;Εgreek capital letter epsilon
&#918;Zeta;Ζgreek capital letter zeta
&#919;Eta;Ηgreek capital letter eta
&#920;Theta;Θgreek capital letter theta
&#921;Iota;Ιgreek capital letter iota
&#922;Kappa;Κgreek capital letter kappa
&#923;Lambda;Λgreek capital letter lambda
&#924;Mu;Μgreek capital letter mu
&#925;Nu;Νgreek capital letter nu
&#926;Xi;Ξgreek capital letter xi
&#927;Omicron;Οgreek capital letter omicron
&#928;Pi;Πgreek capital letter pi
&#929;Rho;Ρgreek capital letter rho
there is no Sigmaf, and no U+03A2 character either
&#931;Sigma;Σgreek capital letter sigma
&#932;Tau;Τgreek capital letter tau
&#933;Upsilon;Υgreek capital letter upsilon
&#934;Phi;Φgreek capital letter phi
&#935;Chi;Χgreek capital letter chi
&#936;Psi;Ψgreek capital letter psi
&#937;Omega;Ωgreek capital letter omega
&#945;alpha;αgreek small letter alpha
&#946;beta;βgreek small letter beta
&#947;gamma;γgreek small letter gamma
&#948;delta;δgreek small letter delta
&#949;epsilon;εgreek small letter epsilon
&#950;zeta;ζgreek small letter zeta
&#951;eta;ηgreek small letter eta
&#952;theta;θgreek small letter theta
&#953;iota;ιgreek small letter iota
&#954;kappa;κgreek small letter kappa
&#955;lambda;λgreek small letter lambda
&#956;mu;μgreek small letter mu
&#957;nu;νgreek small letter nu
&#958;xi;ξgreek small letter xi
&#959;omicron;οgreek small letter omicron
&#960;pi;πgreek small letter pi
&#961;rho;ρgreek small letter rho
&#962;sigmaf;ςgreek small letter final sigma
&#963;sigma;σgreek small letter sigma
&#964;tau;τgreek small letter tau
&#965;upsilon;υgreek small letter upsilon
&#966;phi;φgreek small letter phi
&#967;chi;χgreek small letter chi
&#968;psi;ψgreek small letter psi
&#969;omega;ωgreek small letter omega
&#977;thetasym;ϑgreek small letter theta symbol
&#978;upsih;ϒgreek upsilon with hook symbol
&#982;piv;ϖgreek pi symbol
&#8194;ensp;en space
&#8195;emsp;em space
&#8201;thinsp;thin space
&#8204;zwnj;zero width non-joiner
&#8205;zwj;zero width joiner
&#8206;lrm;left-to-right mark
&#8207;rlm;right-to-left mark
&#8211;ndash;en dash
&#8212;mdash;em dash
&#8216;lsquo;left single quotation mark
&#8217;rsquo;right single quotation mark
&#8218;sbquo;single low-9 quotation mark
&#8220;ldquo;left double quotation mark
&#8221;rdquo;right double quotation mark
&#8222;bdquo;double low-9 quotation mark
&#8224;dagger;dagger
&#8225;Dagger;double dagger
&#8226;bull;bullet = black small circle
bullet is not the same as bullet operator
&#8230;hellip;horizontal ellipsis = three dot leader
&#8240;permil;per mille sign
&#8242;prime;prime = minutes = feet
&#8243;Prime;double prime = seconds = inches
&#8249;lsaquo;single left-pointing angle quotation mark
lsaquo is proposed but not yet ISO standardized
&#8250;rsaquo;single right-pointing angle quotation mark
rsaquo is proposed but not yet ISO standardized
&#8254;oline;overline = spacing overscore
&#8260;frasl;fraction slash
&#8364;euro;euro sign
&#8465;image;blackletter capital I = imaginary part
&#8472;weierp;script capital P = power set = Weierstrass p
&#8476;real;blackletter capital R = real part symbol
&#8482;trade;trade mark sign
&#8501;alefsym;alef symbol = first transfinite cardinal
alef symbol is not the same as hebrew letter alef, U+05D0 although the same glyph could be used to depict both characters
&#8592;larr;leftwards arrow
&#8593;uarr;upwards arrow
&#8594;rarr;rightwards arrow
&#8595;darr;downwards arrow
&#8596;harr;left right arrow
&#8629;crarr;downwards arrow with corner leftwardsc = carriage return
&#8656;lArr;leftwards double arrow
Unicode does not say that lArr is the same as the 'is implied by' arrow but also does not have any other character for that function. So ? lArr can be used for 'is implied by'
&#8657;uArr;upwards double arrow
&#8658;rArr;rightwards double arrow
Unicode does not say this is the 'implies' character but does not have another character with this function so ? rArr can be used for 'implies' as ISOtech suggests
&#8659;dArr;downwards double arrow
&#8660;hArr;left right double arrow
&#8704;forall ;for all
&#8706;part;partial differential
&#8707;exist;there exists
&#8709;empty;empty set = null set = diameter
&#8711;nabla;nabla = backward difference
&#8712;isin;element of
&#8713;notin;not an element of
&#8715;ni;contains as member
&#8719;prod;n-ary product = product sign
prod is not the same character as U+03A0 'greek capital letter pi' though the same glyph might be used for both
&#8721;sum;n-ary sumation
sum is not the same character as U+03A3 'greek capital letter sigma' though the same glyph might be used for both
&#8722;minus ;minus sign
&#8727;lowast;asterisk operator
&#8730;radic;square root = radical sign
&#8733;prop;proportional to
&#8734;infin;infinity
&#8736;ang;angle
&#8743;and;logical and = wedge
&#8744;or;logical or = vee
&#8745;cap;intersection = cap
&#8746;cup;union = cup
&#8747;int;integral
&#8756;there4;therefore
&#8764;sim;tilde operator = varies with = similar to
tilde operator is not the same character as the tilde, U+007E, although the same glyph might be used to represent both
&#8773;cong;approximately equal to
&#8776;asymp;almost equal to = asymptotic to
&#8800;ne;not equal to
&#8801;equiv;identical to
&#8804;le;less-than or equal to
&#8805;ge;greater-than or equal to
&#8834;sub;subset of
&#8835;sup;superset of
note that nsup, 'not a superset of, U+2283' is not covered by the Symbol font encoding and is not included. Should it be, for symmetry? It is in ISOamsn
&#8836;nsub;not a subset of
&#8838;sube;subset of or equal to
&#8839;supe;superset of or equal to
&#8853;oplus ;circled plus = direct sum
&#8855;otimes;circled times = vector product
&#8869;perp;up tack = orthogonal to = perpendicular
&#8901;sdot;dot operator
dot operator is not the same character as U+00B7 middle dot
&#8968;lceil;left ceiling = apl upstile
&#8969;rceil;right ceiling
&#8970;lfloor;left floor = apl downstile
&#8971;rfloor;right floor
&#9001;lang;left-pointing angle bracket = bra
lang is not the same character as U+003C 'less than' or U+2039 'single left-pointing angle quotation mark'
&#9002;rang;right-pointing angle bracket = ket
rang is not the same character as U+003E 'greater than' or U+203A 'single right-pointing angle quotation mark'
&#9674;loz;lozenge
&#9824;spades;black spade suit
black here seems to mean filled as opposed to hollow
&#9827;clubs;black club suit = shamrock
&#9829;hearts;black heart suit = valentine
&#9830;diams;black diamond suit

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