Language Symbols

This page lists all the various symbols in the Language Symbols category.

Symbols in this category:

Acclamation Point

An unconventional punctuation mark indicating an enthusiastic demonstration of honor, goodwill, or welcome.

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Alphabet of Daggers

A-Z of the alphabet of daggers

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Ampersand

An ampersand (or epershand; "&") is a logogram representing the conjunction word "and". This symbol is a ligature of the letters et, Latin for "and".

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Andorpersand

An unconventional punctuation mark meant to replace the phrase 'and/or'.

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Ansuz (rune)

One of the gods

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Apostrophe

The apostrophe ( ’ although often rendered as ' ) is a punctuation mark, and sometimes a diacritic mark, in languages that use the Latin alphabet or certain other alphabets.

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Arabic alphabet

The Arabic alphabet (Arabic: أَبْجَدِيَّة عَرَبِيَّة‎ ’abjadiyyah ‘arabiyyah) or Arabic abjad is the Arabic script as it is codified for writing the Arabic language. It is written from right to left, in a cursive style, and includes 28 letters. Because letters usually stand for consonants, it is classified as an abjad.

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Asterisk

An asterisk (*; Late Latin: asteriscus, from Greek: ἀστερίσκος, asteriskos, "little star") is a typographical symbol or glyph. It is so called because it resembles a conventional image of a star.

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Asterism

The asterism is used to draw attention to a passage of text, or divide chapters, verses, and other segments in a piece of writing.

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At sign

The at sign @ is also commonly called the at symbol, ampersat, apetail or commercial at in English—and less commonly a wide range of other terms

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Authority Point

An unconventional punctuation mark intended to convey a note of expertise.

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Beckoning Cat

The famous image of the Maneki Neko or “beckoning cat” is an easily recognizable symbol of Chinese and Japanese culture.

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Braces or Curly Brackets

Curly brackets – also properly called braces in the US – are used in specialized ways in poetry and music (to mark repeats or joined lines).

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Braille Alphabet and Numbers

Braille Alphabet and Numbers

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Bullet

In typography, a bullet ( • ) is a typographical symbol or glyph used to introduce items in a list

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