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An excellent reference on HTML 'named' entities ... repeated here below -

Character Entities in HTML 4

Latin-1 Characters

Code Entity Character Description
      non-breaking space
¡ ¡ ¡ inverted exclamation mark
¢ ¢ ¢ cent sign
£ £ £ pound sterling sign
¤ ¤ ¤ general currency sign
¥ ¥ ¥ yen sign
¦ ¦ ¦ broken (vertical) bar
§ § § section sign
¨ ¨ ¨ umlaut (dieresis)
© © © copyright sign
ª ª ª ordinal indicator, feminine
« « « angle quotation mark, left
¬ ¬ ¬ not sign
­ ­ ­ soft hyphen
® ® ® registered sign
¯ ¯ ¯ macron
° ° ° degree sign
± ± ± plus-or-minus sign
² ² ² superscript two
³ ³ ³ superscript three
´ ´ ´ acute accent
µ µ µ micro sign
¶ ¶ pilcrow (paragraph sign)
· · · middle dot
¸ ¸ ¸ cedilla
¹ ¹ ¹ superscript one
º º º ordinal indicator, masculine
» » » angle quotation mark, right
¼ ¼ ¼ fraction one-quarter
½ ½ ½ fraction one-half
¾ ¾ ¾ fraction three-quarters
¿ ¿ ¿ inverted question mark
À À À capital A, grave accent
Á Á Á capital A, acute accent
   capital A, circumflex accent
à à à capital A, tilde
Ä Ä Ä capital A, dieresis or umlaut mark
Å Å Å capital A, ring
Æ Æ Æ capital AE diphthong (ligature)
Ç Ç Ç capital C, cedilla
È È È capital E, grave accent
É É É capital E, acute accent
Ê Ê Ê capital E, circumflex accent
Ë Ë Ë capital E, dieresis or umlaut mark
Ì Ì Ì capital I, grave accent
Í Í Í capital I, acute accent
Î Î Î capital I, circumflex accent
Ï Ï Ï capital I, dieresis or umlaut mark
Ð Ð Ð capital Eth, Icelandic
Ñ Ñ Ñ capital N, tilde
Ò Ò Ò capital O, grave accent
Ó Ó Ó capital O, acute accent
Ô Ô Ô capital O, circumflex accent
Õ Õ Õ capital O, tilde
Ö Ö Ö capital O, dieresis or umlaut mark
× × × multiply sign
Ø Ø Ø capital O, slash
Ù Ù Ù capital U, grave accent
Ú Ú Ú capital U, acute accent
Û Û Û capital U, circumflex accent
Ü Ü Ü capital U, dieresis or umlaut mark
Ý Ý Ý capital Y, acute accent
Þ Þ Þ capital THORN, Icelandic
ß ß ß small sharp s, German (sz ligature)
à à à small a, grave accent
á á á small a, acute accent
â â â small a, circumflex accent
ã ã ã small a, tilde
ä ä ä small a, dieresis or umlaut mark
å å å small a, ring
æ æ æ small ae diphthong (ligature)
ç ç ç small c, cedilla
è è è small e, grave accent
é é é small e, acute accent
ê ê ê small e, circumflex accent
ë ë ë small e, dieresis or umlaut mark
ì ì ì small i, grave accent
í í í small i, acute accent
î î î small i, circumflex accent
ï ï ï small i, dieresis or umlaut mark
ð ð ð small eth, Icelandic
ñ ñ ñ small n, tilde
ò ò ò small o, grave accent
ó ó ó small o, acute accent
ô ô ô small o, circumflex accent
õ õ õ small o, tilde
ö ö ö small o, dieresis or umlaut mark
÷ ÷ ÷ divide sign
ø ø ø small o, slash
ù ù ù small u, grave accent
ú ú ú small u, acute accent
û û û small u, circumflex accent
ü ü ü small u, dieresis or umlaut mark
ý ý ý small y, acute accent
þ þ þ small thorn, Icelandic
ÿ ÿ ÿ small y, dieresis or umlaut mark


Mathematical, Greek and Symbolic Characters

Code Entity Character Description
Latin Extended-B
ƒ ƒ ƒ latin small f with hook (function or florin)
Α Α Α greek capital letter alpha
Β Β Β greek capital letter beta
Γ Γ Γ greek capital letter gamma
Δ Δ Δ greek capital letter delta
Ε Ε Ε greek capital letter epsilon
Ζ Ζ Ζ greek capital letter zeta
Η Η Η greek capital letter eta
Θ Θ Θ greek capital letter theta
Ι Ι Ι greek capital letter iota
Κ Κ Κ greek capital letter kappa
Λ Λ Λ greek capital letter lambda
Μ Μ Μ greek capital letter mu
Ν Ν Ν greek capital letter nu
Ξ Ξ Ξ greek capital letter xi
Ο Ο Ο greek capital letter omicron
Π Π Π greek capital letter pi
Ρ Ρ Ρ greek capital letter rho
Σ Σ Σ greek capital letter sigma
Τ Τ Τ greek capital letter tau
Υ Υ Υ greek capital letter upsilon
Φ Φ Φ greek capital letter phi
Χ Χ Χ greek capital letter chi
Ψ Ψ Ψ greek capital letter psi
Ω Ω Ω greek capital letter omega
α α α greek small letter alpha
β β β greek small letter beta
γ γ γ greek small letter gamma
δ δ δ greek small letter delta
ε ε ε greek small letter epsilon
ζ ζ ζ greek small letter zeta
η η η greek small letter eta
θ θ θ greek small letter theta
ι ι ι greek small letter iota
κ κ κ greek small letter kappa
λ λ λ greek small letter lambda
μ μ μ greek small letter mu
ν ν ν greek small letter nu
ξ ξ ξ greek small letter xi
ο ο ο greek small letter omicron
π π π greek small letter pi
ρ ρ ρ greek small letter rho
ς ς ς greek small letter final sigma
σ σ σ greek small letter sigma
τ τ τ greek small letter tau
υ υ υ greek small letter upsilon
φ φ φ greek small letter phi
χ χ χ greek small letter chi
ψ ψ ψ greek small letter psi
ω ω ω greek small letter omega
ϑ ϑ ϑ greek small letter theta symbol
ϒ ϒ ϒ greek upsilon with hook symbol
ϖ ϖ ϖ greek pi symbol
General Punctuation
• • bullet (black small circle)
… … horizontal ellipsis (three dot leader)
′ ′ prime (minutes or feet)
″ ″ double prime (seconds or inches)
‾ ‾ overline (spacing overscore)
⁄ ⁄ fraction slash
Letterlike Symbols
℘ ℘ script capital P (power set or Weierstrass p)
ℑ ℑ blackletter capital I (imaginary part)
ℜ ℜ blackletter capital R (real part symbol)
™ ™ trade mark sign
ℵ ℵ alef symbol (first transfinite cardinal, NOT the same as hebrew letter alef)
← ← leftwards arrow
↑ ↑ upwards arrow
→ → rightwards arrow
↓ ↓ downwards arrow
↔ ↔ left right arrow
↵ ↵ downwards arrow with corner leftwards (carriage return)
⇐ ⇐ leftwards double arrow
⇑ ⇑ upwards double arrow
⇒ ⇒ rightwards double arrow
⇓ ⇓ downwards double arrow
⇔ ⇔ left right double arrow
Mathmatical Operators
∀ ∀ for all
∂ ∂ partial differential
∃ ∃ there exists
∅ ∅ empty set (null set or diameter)
∇ ∇ nabla (backward difference)
∈ ∈ element of
∉ ∉ not an element of
∋ ∋ contains as member
∏ ∏ n-ary product (product sign)
∑ ∑ n-ary sumation
− − minus sign
∗ ∗ asterisk operator
√ √ square root (radical sign)
∝ ∝ proportional to
∞ ∞ infinity
∠ ∠ angle
∧ ∧ logical and (wedge)
∨ ∨ logical or (vee)
∩ ∩ intersection (cap)
∪ ∪ union (cup)
∫ ∫ integral
∴ ∴ therefore
∼ ∼ tilde operator (varies with, NOT the same as tilde)
≅ ≅ approximately equal to
≈ ≈ almost equal to (asymptotic to)
≠ ≠ not equal to
≡ ≡ identical to
≤ ≤ less-than or equal to
≥ ≥ greater-than or equal to
⊂ ⊂ subset of
⊃ ⊃ superset of
⊄ ⊄ not a subset of
⊆ ⊆ subset of or equal to
⊇ ⊇ superset of or equal to
⊕ ⊕ circled plus (direct sum)
⊗ ⊗ circled times (vector product)
⊥ ⊥ up tack (orthogonal to or perpendicular)
⋅ ⋅ dot operator
Miscellaneous Technical
⌈ ⌈ left ceiling (apl upstile)
⌉ ⌉ right ceiling
⌊ ⌊ left floor (apl downstile)
⌋ ⌋ right floor
〈 ⟨ left-pointing angle bracket (bra)
〉 ⟩ right-pointing angle bracket (ket)
Geometric Shapes
◊ ◊ lozenge
Miscellaneous Symbols
♠ ♠ black spade suit
♣ ♣ black club suit (shamrock)
♥ ♥ black heart suit (valentine)
♦ ♦ black diamond suit


Special Characters

Code Entity Character Description
C0 Controls and Basic Latin
" " " quotation mark
& & & ampersand
&#60; &lt; < less-than sign
&#62; &gt; > greater-than sign
Latin Extended-A
&#338; &OElig; Πlatin capital ligature OE
&#339; &oelig; œ latin small ligature oe
&#352; &Scaron; Š latin capital letter S with caron
&#353; &scaron; š latin small letter s with caron
&#376; &Yuml; Ÿ latin capital letter Y with diaeresis
Spacing Modifier Letters
&#710; &circ; ˆ modifier letter circumflex accent
&#732; &tilde; ˜ small tilde
General Punctuation
&#8194; &ensp; en space
&#8195; &emsp; em space
&#8201; &thinsp; thin space
&#8204; &zwnj; zero width non-joiner
&#8205; &zwj; zero width joiner
&#8206; &lrm; left-to-right mark
&#8207; &rlm; right-to-left mark
&#8211; &ndash; en dash
&#8212; &mdash; em dash
&#8216; &lsquo; left single quotation mark
&#8217; &rsquo; right single quotation mark
&#8218; &sbquo; single low-9 quotation mark
&#8220; &ldquo; left double quotation mark
&#8221; &rdquo; right double quotation mark
&#8222; &bdquo; double low-9 quotation mark
&#8224; &dagger; dagger
&#8225; &Dagger; double dagger
&#8240; &permil; per mille sign
&#8249; &lsaquo; single left-pointing angle quotation mark
&#8250; &rsaquo; single right-pointing angle quotation mark
&#8364; &euro; euro sign



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Latin-1 Characters:  ISO 8859-1  (Supported by HTML 2.0 and later)
Mathematical, Greek and Symbolic Characters:  ISO 10646
Special Characters:  ISO 10646

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