White Right-Pointing Small Triangle ▹


Symbol Meaning

This symbol is a smaller version of the white triangle with the vertex pointing to the right. Its areas of use include texts, pictograms, puzzles, and IQ tests.

In chatting and posting this shape is used at the start of a bulleted list item, and it can also be used to create symbol combinations that decorate web pages.

IQ tests present different types of shapes, including complex ones made up of two figures. The small white triangle can be inserted into a larger shape to create a complex figure that can be used to establish various patterns.

Finally, this symbol is used in creating pictograms, rebuses, and riddles.

The symbol “White Right-Pointing Small 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;


bullet list, play, next, geometry, shape.

Unicode Name White Right-Pointing Small Triangle
Unicode Number
CSS Code
Plane 0: Basic Multilingual Plane
Unicode Block Geometric Shapes
Unicode Subblock Geometric shapes
Unicode Version 1.1 (1993)
Type of paired mirror bracket (bidi) None
Composition Exclusion No
Case change 25B9
Simple case change 25B9
Grapheme_Base +
scripts Common
Pattern_Syntax +
Encoding hex dec (bytes) dec binary
UTF-8 E2 96 B9 226 150 185 14849721 11100010 10010110 10111001
UTF-16BE 25 B9 37 185 9657 00100101 10111001
UTF-16LE B9 25 185 37 47397 10111001 00100101
UTF-32BE 00 00 25 B9 0 0 37 185 9657 00000000 00000000 00100101 10111001
UTF-32LE B9 25 00 00 185 37 0 0 3106209792 10111001 00100101 00000000 00000000

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