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In typography, a star is any of several glyphs with a number of points arrayed within an imaginary circle.

Three pointsEdit

Name Character Code point
Latin capital letter Y Y U+0059
N'Ko script Gbakurunen
("fidget spinner")
߷ U+07F7

Four pointsEdit

Name Character Code point
black four-pointed star U+2726
white four-pointed star U+2727
sparkles (emoji) U+2728
Latin small letter X x U+0078
Latin capital letter X X U+0058
multiplication sign × U+00D7
square lozenge U+2311
Bamum script (Phase D) shii 𖥔 U+16594
plus sign + U+002B
aboriginal Canadian final plus U+1429
swastika U+5350

Five pointsEdit

Name Character Code point
star equals U+225B
star operator U+22C6
APL functional symbol circle star U+235F
APL functional symbol star diaeresis U+2363
black star U+2605
white star U+2606
star and crescent U+262A
outlined white star U+269D
pentagram U+26E4
right-handed interlaced pentagram U+26E5
left-handed interlaced pentagram U+26E6
inverted pentagram U+26E7
stress outlined white star U+2729
circled white star U+272A
open center black star U+272B
black center white star U+272C
outlined black star U+272D
heavy outlined black star U+272E
pinwheel star U+272F
shadowed white star U+2730
white medium star U+2B50
black small star U+2B51
white small star U+2B52
glowing star 🌟 U+1F31F
shooting star 🌠 U+1F320
Bamum script (Phase D) ngkeuri 𖤐 U+16910
asterisk operator U+2217
combining asterisk above U+20F0

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Six pointsEdit

Name Character Code point
low asterisk U+204E
full width asterisk U+FF0A
star of david U+2721
six-pointed black star U+2736
slavonic asterisk U+A673
six-pointed star with middle dot/hexagram 🔯 U+1F52F
vai full stop U+A60E

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Seven pointsEdit

Eight pointsEdit

Name Character Code point
Arabic star (5, 6 or 8 points) ٭ U+066D
٭
flower punctuation mark U+2055
Rejang script section mark U+A95F
eight-pointed black star U+2734
eight-pointed pinwheel star U+2735
eight-pointed rectilinear black star U+2737
heavy eight-pointed rectilinear black star U+2738
circled open center eight-pointed star U+2742
eight-pointed cuneiform star 𒀭/  U+1202D
rub el hizb ۞ U+06DE
Bamum script (Phase D) ngkyee 𖤓 U+16913

Nine pointsEdit

Ten pointsEdit

Eleven pointsEdit

Name Character Code point
Bamum script (Phase C) nten 𖣔 U+168D4

Twelve pointsEdit

Name Character Code point
twelve-pointed black star U+2739

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Thirteen PointsEdit

Fourteen PointsEdit

Fifteen PointsEdit

Sixteen pointsEdit

Name Character Code point
sixteen pointed asterisk U+2739

Multiple starsEdit

Name Character Code point # of Stars
sparkles (emoji) U+2728 3 (18 including background stars)
two asterisks aligned vertically U+2051 2
asterism U+2042 3
combining Cyrillic ten millions sign U+A670 8
combining diactral double x below U+1AB5 2
canadian syllabics tth U+156F 2
tibetan sign rdel nag gsum U+0FCF 3
Bamum script (Phase D) ndeux 𖤉 U+16909 2

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