Medium Left-Pointing Angle Bracket Ornament


Symbol Meaning

Angle brackets differ from inequality symbols in terms of a larger opening angle. Such parentheses are used in mathematics, quantum mechanics, physics, linguistics and other sciences. They denote the scalar product, quantum states, averaging, graphemes.

In some languages, for example, Japanese and Korean, angle brackets are utilized instead of the round ones, traditional for Europeans. These round brackets are called basic and operate as punctuation marks as well.

Medium Left-Pointing Angle Bracket from Unicode is used as an opening bracket paired with the similar right-directed version – .

The symbol “Medium Left-Pointing Angle Bracket Ornament” is included in the “Ornamental brackets” subblock of the “Dingbats” block and was approved as part of Unicode version 3.2 in 2002.

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Unicode Name Medium Left-Pointing Angle Bracket Ornament
Unicode Number
CSS Code
Unicode Block Dingbats
Unicode Subblock Ornamental brackets
Unicode Version 3.2 (2002)
Version 3.2
Block Dingbats
Type of paired mirror bracket (bidi) Open
Bidi Paired Bracket 276D
bmg 276D
Composition Exclusion No
Case change 276C
Simple case change 276C
Encoding hex dec (bytes) dec binary
UTF-8 E2 9D AC 226 157 172 14851500 11100010 10011101 10101100
UTF-16BE 27 6C 39 108 10092 00100111 01101100
UTF-16LE 6C 27 108 39 27687 01101100 00100111
UTF-32BE 00 00 27 6C 0 0 39 108 10092 00000000 00000000 00100111 01101100
UTF-32LE 6C 27 00 00 108 39 0 0 1814495232 01101100 00100111 00000000 00000000

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