Gimel Symbol

Symbol Meaning

Gimel is one of the letters of the Hebrew alphabet. In modern language it denotes the sound ]. If it is followed by an apostrophe, it means ]. Like all letters of the Hebrew alphabet, Gimel has a numerical value and is used to write the number 3.

The appearance of the Gimel symbol is determined by its origin from the word “gamal” (camel). In its original form, the symbol resembled a camel that turned its head back.

The Gimel symbol is commonly used to denote a gram. In addition, it may be applied to talk about rest due to health reasons. By using this letter or the classic symbol ג, you can write words in Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino, and other Jewish languages in your text.

The symbol “Gimel Symbol” is included in the “Hebrew letterlike math symbols” Subblock of the “Letterlike Symbols” Block and was approved as part of Unicode version 1.1 in 1993.

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third transfinite cardinal (functions of a real variable).

Unicode Name Gimel Symbol
Unicode Number
CSS Code
Entity ℷ
Unicode Blocks Letterlike Symbols
Unicode Subblock Hebrew letterlike math symbols
Unicode Version 1.1 (1993)
Version 1.1
Block Letterlike Symbols
Type of paired mirror bracket (bidi) None
Composition Exclusion No
Case change 2137
Simple case change 2137
Encoding hex dec (bytes) dec binary
UTF-8 E2 84 B7 226 132 183 14845111 11100010 10000100 10110111
UTF-16BE 21 37 33 55 8503 00100001 00110111
UTF-16LE 37 21 55 33 14113 00110111 00100001
UTF-32BE 00 00 21 37 0 0 33 55 8503 00000000 00000000 00100001 00110111
UTF-32LE 37 21 00 00 55 33 0 0 924909568 00110111 00100001 00000000 00000000

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