Miscellaneous Page #12

This page lists all the various symbols in the Miscellaneous category.

Symbols without any special category attribution but that are widely used worldwide.

Symbols in this category:

Seal of South Sudan

This is the seal of the Republic of South Sudan

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Section sign

The section sign (Unicode U+00A7 § section sign, HTML §, TeX \S) is a typographical character used mainly to refer to a particular section of a document, such as a legal code. It is also called "double S", "hurricane", "sectional symbol", "the legal doughnut".

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Sign of the horns

The sign of the horns is a hand gesture with a variety of meanings and uses in various cultures. It is most commonly used in Italy and the Mediterranean either for superstitious purposes or as an offensive gesture. It is formed by extending the index and little fingers while holding the middle and ring fingers down with the thumb.

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Signum manus of Charlemagne

Signum manus (sometimes also known as Chrismon) refers to the medieval practice, current from the Merovingian period until the 14th century in the Frankish Empire and its successors, of signing a document or charter with a special type of monogram or royal cypher.

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Single Quotation Mark

The single quotation marks emerged around 1800 as a means of indicating a secondary level of quotation.

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Soyombo symbol

The Soyombo symbol is a special character out of the Mongolian Soyombo script that was invented by Zanabazar in 1686. It serves as a national symbol of Mongolia, to be found on the Flag of Mongolia, the Coat of arms of Mongolia, and on many other official documents.

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Square and Compasses

The Square and Compasses (or, more correctly, a square and a set of compasses joined together) is the single most identifiable symbol of Freemasonry. Both the square and compasses are architect's tools and are used in Masonic ritual as emblems to teach symbolic lessons.

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Starburst Symbol

A starburst is graphic design or typographical element that resembles diverging rays of light, or consists of a star-like image with rays emanating from it.

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Superman Shield

The Superman shield, also known as the Superman logo, is the iconic emblem for the fictional DC Comics superhero Superman. As a representation of one of the first superheros, it served as a template for character design decades after Superman's first appearance. The tradition of wearing a representative symbol on the chest was mimicked by many subsequent superheroes, including Batman, Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, Green Lantern, the Flash, Wonder Woman, Hawkman, and many others.

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Symbol of Chaos

The Symbol of Chaos originates from Michael Moorcock's Eternal Champion stories. In them, the Symbol of Chaos comprises eight arrows in a radial pattern. In contrast, the symbol of Law is a single upright arrow. It is also called the Arms of Chaos, the Arrows of Chaos, the Chaos Star, the Chaos Cross, or the Symbol of Eight.

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Symbol of Hospitality

The pineapple has been considered a symbol of hospitality for centuries.

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Tajikistan #1

A Bronze Age rock carving discovered in the Central Asian country of Tajikistan. No contextual information known at this time.

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Tanum #1

A rock carving discovered in Tanum on the western coast of Sweden.

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Tanum #2

A rock carving discovered in Tanum on the western coast of Sweden.

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Tanum #3

A rock carving discovered in Tanum on the western coast of Sweden.

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