Punctuation

2017-07-28T21:28:12+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Caret, Bullet (typography), Ellipsis, Slash (punctuation), Semicolon, Bracket, Colon (punctuation), Dagger (typography), Apostrophe, Inverted question and exclamation marks, Word divider, Question mark, Dash, Apostrophe Protection Society, Eats, Shoots & Leaves, The "Blog" of "Unnecessary" Quotation Marks, Prime (symbol), Guillemet, Chinese punctuation flashcards Punctuation
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  • Caret
    The caret /ˈkærᵻt/ is an inverted V-shaped grapheme.
  • Bullet (typography)
    In typography, a bullet ( • ) is a typographical symbol or glyph used to introduce items in a list.
  • Ellipsis
    Ellipsis (plural ellipses; from the Ancient Greek: ἔλλειψις, élleipsis, "omission" or "falling short") is a series of dots (typically three, such as "…") that usually indicates an intentional omission of a word, sentence, or whole section from a text without altering its original meaning.
  • Slash (punctuation)
    The slash is an oblique slanting line.
  • Semicolon
    The semicolon or semi-colon (;) is a punctuation mark that separates major sentence elements.
  • Bracket
    (This article is about the family of punctuation marks. For other uses, see Bracket (disambiguation).)("Parenthesis" and "parenthetical" redirect here. For other uses, see parenthesis (disambiguation).) ("( )" redirects here. For the Sigur Rós album, see ( ) (album). For other uses, see ( ) (disambiguation).) A bracket is a tall punctuation mark typically used in matched pairs within text, to set apart or interject other text.
  • Colon (punctuation)
    The colon( : ) is a punctuation mark consisting of two equally sized dots centered on the same vertical line.
  • Dagger (typography)
    A dagger, or obelisk, U+2020 † DAGGER (HTML †⧼dot-separator⧽ †), is a typographical symbol or glyph.
  • Apostrophe
    The apostrophe ( ’ or ' ) character is a punctuation mark, and sometimes a diacritical mark, in languages that use the Latin alphabet and some other alphabets.
  • Inverted question and exclamation marks
    Inverted question marks (¿) and exclamation marks (Commonwealth English) or exclamation points (American English) (¡) are punctuation marks used to begin interrogative and exclamatory sentences (or clauses), respectively, in written Spanish and sometimes also in languages which have cultural ties with Spanish, such as in older standards of Galician (now it is optional and not recommended) and the Waray language.
  • Word divider
    In punctuation, a word divider is a glyph that separates written words.
  • Question mark
    The question mark [ ? ] (also known as interrogation point, query, or eroteme in journalism) is a punctuation mark that indicates an interrogative clause or phrase in many languages.
  • Dash
    The dash is a punctuation mark that is similar to a hyphen or minus sign, but differs from both of these symbols primarily in length and function.
  • Apostrophe Protection Society
    The Apostrophe Protection Society is a UK society that has "the specific aim of preserving the correct use of this currently much abused punctuation mark".
  • Eats, Shoots & Leaves
    Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation is a non-fiction book written by Lynne Truss, the former host of BBC Radio 4's Cutting a Dash programme.
  • The "Blog" of "Unnecessary" Quotation Marks
    The "Blog" of "Unnecessary" Quotation Marks is a blog about the misuse of English quotation marks.
  • Prime (symbol)
    The prime symbol ( ′ ), double prime symbol ( ″ ), triple prime symbol ( ‴ ), quadruple prime symbol ( ⁗ ) etc.
  • Guillemet
    Guillemets (/ˈɡɪləmɛt/, or /ɡiːəˈmeɪ/; French: [ɡijmɛ]), also called angle quotes, Latin quotation marks, or French quotation marks, are polylines pointed like arrows (« or »), sometimes forming a complementary set of punctuation marks used as a form of quotation mark.
  • Chinese punctuation
    Chinese punctuation uses a different set of punctuation marks from European languages, although the concept of modern standard punctuation was adapted in the written language during the 20th century from Western punctuation marks.