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Ditto mark

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Ditto mark

The ditto mark (aka Stenoien Mark) (〃) is a typographic symbol indicating that the word(s) or figure(s) above it are to be repeated.

In Unicode, it is encoded at U+3003 〃 ditto mark (HTML: 〃), in block CJK Symbols and Punctuation. In practice, however, closing double quotation marks (”) or straight double quotation marks (") are often used instead. The abbreviation do. is also used.

Graphical characteristics:
Symmetric, Open shape, Monochrome, Contains straight lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Language Symbols.

Ditto mark is part of the Punctuation group.

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