U+2652, ♒
AQUARIUS

[U+2651]
Miscellaneous Symbols
[U+2653]

Translingual edit

Alternative forms edit

The waves may form two saw-edges, or half-loops like handwritten w with curls at the end. The number of sawteeth/loops may vary, but is commonly three or four.

Etymology edit

A stylized representation of (ripples of) water.

Symbol edit

♒︎

  1. (astrology) The symbol for the sign Aquarius.
  2. (astronomy, rare) The symbol for the constellation Aquarius.
  3. (rare) January[1]
  4. (alchemy, archaic) multiplication
  5. (botany, obsolete) monoecious[2]
(2): The 1833 US Nautical Almanac using the symbol ♒︎ for stars in the constellation of Aquarius, here λ ♒︎ (Lambda Aquarii), φ ♒︎ (Phi Aquarii), ι ♒︎ (Iota Aquarii), ψ ♒︎ (Psi Aquarii).
Presentations of ♒︎
Text
style
Emoji
style
♒︎ ♒️
Note: Character's appearance
may be different on each system.
Text style is forced with ︎
and emoji style with ️


See also edit

Zodiac signs (translingual) (layout · text)
       
ariēs taurus geminī cancer
       
leō virgō lībra scorpiō
       
sagittārius capricornus aquārius piscēs

References edit

  1. ^ Rudolf Koch (1955 [1930]) The Book of Signs. Dover, p. 54
  2. ^ “Botanical symbols: a new symbol set for new images”, in Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society[1], volume 162, issue 2, February 2010, →DOI, retrieved 2023-03-06, pages 117–129