White Right-Pointing Triangle ▷

U+25B7
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Symbol Meaning

This symbol is used in various fields. Firstly, it appears in heraldry and can be found on the flags of the Philippines, Djibouti, and Zimbabwe.

In texts the white triangle with the vertex pointing upward is used to denote items in bulleted lists of different levels. It becomes a sub-item if other levels are denoted by a different symbol, for example, black square.

A white triangle pointing to the right is used in media players to represent the “Play” button, and in web graphics. Besides, you can also recall that it is put on the “Next” button.

This symbol can help you to create drawings for web page decoration! Just use it in your username, or add it to page headers. It may also serve as a pointing symbol which is often placed next to hyperlinks.

One of the famous IQ tests is the spatial intelligence test. It consists of a series of squares, each containing a triangle with a different vertex orientation and placement within the square. One of the orientations is pointing to the right, and that's where this symbol comes in handy.

Finally, the white triangle with the vertex pointing to the right is used in pictograms, riddles, and rebuses.

The symbol “White Right-Pointing Triangle” 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;

Synonyms

z notation range restriction, play, next, .

Unicode Name White Right-Pointing Triangle
Unicode Number
HTML Code
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 25B7
Simple case change 25B7
Math +
Grapheme_Base +
age 1.1
scripts Common
Encoding hex dec (bytes) dec binary
UTF-8 E2 96 B7 226 150 183 14849719 11100010 10010110 10110111
UTF-16BE 25 B7 37 183 9655 00100101 10110111
UTF-16LE B7 25 183 37 46885 10110111 00100101
UTF-32BE 00 00 25 B7 0 0 37 183 9655 00000000 00000000 00100101 10110111
UTF-32LE B7 25 00 00 183 37 0 0 3072655360 10110111 00100101 00000000 00000000

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