How to quickly insert Fraktur symbols in Word equations

Word 2016
Individual Fraktur letters are sometimes used in mathematics. This tip is about quick way how to paste letters in Fraktur in your document Microsoft Word.

Some popular Fraktur letters:

  • Lie algebra is associated with 𝔤
  • A ring ideal might be denoted by 𝔞 or 𝔭, if a prime ideal
  • The Fraktur 𝔠 is also sometimes used to denote the cardinality of the continuum
  • Power set of the set A is associated also with the Fractur 𝔓, 𝔓 (A)
  • In the complex numbers:
    • The Fraktur is associated with the real part of complex number z,  (z)
    • The Fraktur 𝔍 is associated with the imaginary part of complex number z, 𝔍 (z)
  • In model theory, 𝔄 is used to denote an arbitrary model.

To type the symbols in Fraktur in the Microsoft Word equation (to insert equation into your text, click Alt+=), do one of the following:

  • Type \fraktur + capital or lowercase letter:
𝔄 \frakturA 𝔍 \frakturJ 𝔖 \frakturS
𝔅 \frakturB 𝔎 \frakturK 𝔗 \frakturT
\frakturC 𝔏 \frakturL 𝔘 \frakturU
𝔇 \frakturD 𝔐 \frakturM 𝔙 \frakturV
𝔈 \frakturE 𝔑 \frakturN 𝔚 \frakturW
𝔉 \frakturF 𝔒 \frakturO 𝔛 \frakturX
𝔊 \frakturG 𝔓 \frakturP 𝔜 \frakturY
\frakturH 𝔔 \frakturQ \frakturZ
\frakturI \frakturR
𝔞 - 𝔷 \fraktura - \frakturz
  • On the Equation tab, in the Symbols group, click the More button:
    More symbols in Word 365

    In the top of list of symbols choose Scripts:

    Scripts in equations Word 365

    In the Scripts list, in the Frakturs group, choose the symbol you prefer:

Fracturs in equations Word 365

See also this tip in French: Comment insérer rapidement le symbole gothique dans l'équation Word.

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