White Parallelogram ▱


Symbol Meaning

This symbol is really useful in geometry, design, puzzles, and textual graphics.

Its function in geometry is described in an article dedicated to the black parallelogram.

Parallelogram is an original shape which has gained popularity in logo design. For example, the logo of the computer games developer THQ is designed as a parallelogram, and there are many more other cases.

A white parallelogram is often used in rebuses and riddles. There it can indicate the white color of a specific object or phenomenon. This symbol is also used to create compositions on web pages, decorate usernames, and stylize titles and chapters of text on websites and social media platforms.

The symbol “White Parallelogram” is included in the “Geometric shapes” subblock of the “Geometric Shapes” block and was approved as part of Unicode version 1.1 in 1993.

Text is also available in the following languages: Español; Русский;


shape, geometry.

Unicode Name White Parallelogram
Unicode Number
CSS Code
Unicode Block Geometric Shapes
Unicode Subblock Geometric shapes
Unicode Version 1.1 (1993)
Version 1.1
Block Geometric Shapes
Type of paired mirror bracket (bidi) None
Composition Exclusion No
Case change 25B1
Simple case change 25B1
Math +
Grapheme_Base +
age 1.1
scripts Common
Encoding hex dec (bytes) dec binary
UTF-8 E2 96 B1 226 150 177 14849713 11100010 10010110 10110001
UTF-16BE 25 B1 37 177 9649 00100101 10110001
UTF-16LE B1 25 177 37 45349 10110001 00100101
UTF-32BE 00 00 25 B1 0 0 37 177 9649 00000000 00000000 00100101 10110001
UTF-32LE B1 25 00 00 177 37 0 0 2971992064 10110001 00100101 00000000 00000000

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