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English

Punctuation marks

apostrophe ( ' ) ( )
brackets ( ( ) ) ( [ ] ) ( { } ) ( )
colon ( : )
comma ( , )
dashes ( ) ( ) ( ) ( )
ellipsis ( )
exclamation mark ( ! )
full stop/period ( . )
hyphen ( - ) ( )
interrobang ( )
question mark ( ? )
quotation marks ( ) ( )
semicolon ( ; )
slash/solidus ( / )
space (   ) and interpunct ( · )

Other typographer’s marks

ampersand ( & )
asterisk ( * ) and asterism ( )
at-sign ( @ )
backslash ( \ )
bullet ( , more )
dagger ( )
degrees ( ° )
number sign ( # )
prime ( )
tilde ( ~ )
underscore ( _ )
vertical bar/pipe ( | )

Etymology

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Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
backslash

Plural
backslashes

backslash (backslashes)
  1. The punctuation mark \, sometimes used to indicate the beginning and ending of an area of words being marked for correction.

Translations

See also


Dutch

Etymology

From English.

Pronunciation

Like English.

Noun

backslash m. (plural es, diminutive)

  1. backslash

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