Colon (punctuation)

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Colon
ː  : 
IPA triangular colon  Fullwidth colon  Ratio
Punctuation
apostrophe ( ’ ' )
brackets ( [ ], ( ), { }, ⟨ ⟩ )
colon ( : )
comma ( , ، 、 )
dash ( , –, —, ― )
ellipsis ( …, ..., . . . )
exclamation mark ( ! )
full stop / period ( . )
hyphen ( )
hyphen-minus ( - )
question mark ( ? )
quotation marks ( ‘ ’, “ ”, ' ', " " )
semicolon ( ; )
slash / stroke / solidus ( /,  ⁄  )
Word dividers
interpunct ( · )
space ( ) ( ) ( )
General typography
ampersand ( & )
asterisk ( * )
at sign ( @ )
backslash ( \ )
bullet ( )
caret ( ^ )
dagger ( †, ‡ )
degree ( ° )
ditto mark ( )
inverted exclamation mark ( ¡ )
inverted question mark ( ¿ )
nummer sign / poond / hash ( # )
numero sign ( )
obelus ( ÷ )
ordinal indicator ( º, ª )
percent, per mil ( %, ‰ )
plus an minus ( + − )
basis point ( )
pilcrow ( )
prime ( ′, ″, ‴ )
section sign ( § )
tilde ( ~ )
unnerscore / unnerstrike ( _ )
vertical bar / broken bar / pipe ( ¦, | )
Intellectual property
copyricht symbol ( © )
registered trademark ( ® )
service mark ( )
soond recordin copyricht ( )
trademark ( )
Currency
currency (generic) ( ¤ )
currency (specific)
( ฿ ¢ $ ƒ £ ¥ )
Uncommon typography
asterism ( )
hedera ( )
index / fist ( )
interrobang ( )
irony punctuation ( )
lozenge ( )
reference mark ( )
tie ( )
Related
diacritical marks
logic seembols
whitespace characters
non-Inglis quotation style ( « », „ ” )
In ither scripts
Cheenese punctuation
Ebreu punctuation
Japanese punctuation
Korean punctuation

The colon is a punctuation mark consistin o twa equally sized dots centered on the same vertical line. A colon is uised tae explain or stairt an enumeration. A colon is an aa used with ratios, teetles an subteetles o beuks, ceety an publisher in bibliographies, oors an minutes, an formal letters.[1]

In Unicode, it is encodit at U+003A : colon (HTML: :).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Semicolon & Colon Rules". Georgia College Writing Center. Retrieved 17 April 2013.