Communist symbol ☭

Communist symbol ☭ (make hammer and sickle sign on keyboard)Simbolo de comunismo ☭ (haz el signo de comunismo en teclado)
Hammer and sickle sign built from skulls and bones

Hammer and sickle - symbol of communism, have appeared for first time in 1923 as emblen on Soviet Union's flag. Also you could see it in Youtube's communist videos or on Facebook on some communist pages or groups. And if you are a new communist or just asking yourself how to make this symbol with your keyboard here is the answer ツ.

Text symbols

What hammer and sickle means

Hammer and sickle statue

The hammer and sickle ☭ are a part of communist symbolism and their usage indicates an association with communism, a communist party, or a communist state. This symbol features a hammer and a sickle overlapping each other. The two tools are symbols of the industrial proletariat and the peasantry; placing them together symbolizes the unity between industrial and agricultural workers. This emblem was conceived during the Bolshevik Revolution. Read about all that communist stuff read Wikipedia article on hammer and sickle


How to input hammer and sickle sign

Choose your system and find out.

Windows

Shift States

Configure your keyboard layout in Windows so that you can type all additional symbols you want as easy as any other text. Takes about 5-10 minutes to set things up, but you'll be typing like a boss. You can assign hammer and sickle symbol ☭ and any other text characters to your keyboard using this technique.

Character Map

CharMap allows you to view and use all characters and symbols available in all fonts (some examples of fonts are "Arial", "Times New Roman", "Webdings") installed on your computer. You can input communist symbol using it.

Mac

Character Palette

Character Palette allows you to view and use all characters and symbols, including hammer and sickle, available in all fonts (some examples of fonts are "Arial", "Times New Roman", "Webdings") installed on your computer.


Linux

From Keyboard

Unicode hex code Symbol
262D

There actually are 3 different ways to type symbols on Linux with a keyboard. But only third and fourth level chooser keys and unicode hex codes can produce hammer and sickle text symbol.

Character map

Character map allows you to view and use all characters and symbols available in all fonts (some examples of fonts are "Arial", "Times New Roman", "Webdings") installed on your computer. It can also help you lookup Unicode codes for entering symbols with keyboard.

HTML code

Following is a list of HTML and JavaScript entities for hammer and sickle symbol. In Javascript you should write like a = "this \u2669 symbol" if you want to include a special symbol in a string.

HTML entity JS entity Symbol
☭ \u262d


Article updated on 2013-03-10 15:58:16