PHP 7 >= 7.2.0, PHP 8
mb_chr - Return character by Unicode code point value

mb_chr( int$codepoint, [string|null$encoding = null] ): string|false

Returns a string containing the character specified by the Unicode code point value, encoded in the specified encoding.

This function complements mb_ord.



A Unicode codepoint value, e.g. 128024 for U+1F418 ELEPHANT


The encoding parameter is the character encoding. If it is omitted or null, the internal character encoding value will be used.

Return Values

A string containing the requested character, if it can be represented in the specified encoding or false on failure.


Version Description
8.0.0 encoding is nullable now.

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