U+2653, ♓

Miscellaneous Symbols

Translingual edit

Alternative forms edit

The joining stroke may not extend past the arcs, or the arcs may touch in the middle without any joining stroke.

Etymology edit

A pair of fish; the stroke joining them is relatively recent.

Symbol edit


  1. (astrology) The symbol for the sign Pisces.
  2. (astronomy, rare) The symbol for the constellation Pisces.
  3. (rare) February[1]
  4. (alchemy, archaic) projection
  5. (botany, obsolete) heterophytous[2]
(2): The 1833 US Nautical Almanac using the symbol ♓︎ for stars in the constellation of Pisces, here r ♓︎ (r Piscium) and s ♓︎ (s Piscium).
Presentations of ♓︎
♓︎ ♓️
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