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List of typographical symbols and punctuation marks

Typographical symbols and punctuation marks
SymbolName of the SymbolSimilar glyphs or conceptsSee also
Almost equal toEquals signMathematical operators and symbols in Unicode
⟨ ⟩Angle bracketsBracket, Parenthesis, Greater-than sign, Less-than signBracket
‘ ’ApostropheQuotation mark, Guillemet, Prime
*AsteriskAsterism, DaggerFootnote
AsterismDinkus, Therefore sign
@At sign
BackslashSlash (Solidus) (/)
Basis point (per ten thousand)Per cent, per mille (per 1,000)
[ ], { }BracketsAngle bracket, Parenthesis
‸ ⁁ ⎀CaretCircumflex (Freestanding circumflex is sometimes called a caret)
⟨ ⟩Chevron
(non-standard name)
(‘Chevron’ is an alias for Angle bracket)
^Circumflex (freestanding)Caret (Freestanding circumflex is sometimes called a caret)Circumflex (diacritic)
,CommaCedillaDecimal separator
Commercial minus signMinus sign, Division sign, Per cent, Obelus
🄯, (ɔ)Copyleft signCopyright sign
©Copyright signSound recording copyrightCircled latin capital letter C
¤Currency signSquare lozenge (“Pillow”)various Currency symbols
† ‡DaggerObelusFootnotesLatin cross,
  DashHyphen, Hyphen-minus, minus sign
°DegreeMasculine ordinal indicator
* * *DinkusAsterism, Fleuron, Dingbat
(many)DingbatDinkus, Fleuron
DiameterØ (Scandinavian orthography),
Slashed zero
Ditto markQuotation mark
÷Division signSlash (Solidus) (/), Obelus
⹀ ⸗Double hyphenDouble tilde
=Equals sign
Estimated sign
!Exclamation markInverted exclamation mark, Interobang
ªFeminine ordinal indicatorMasculine ordinal indicator, Degree sign
FleuronDingbat, Dinkus
.Full stopInterpunct, Period
♀ ♂ ⚥Gender symbolLGBT symbols
>Greater-than signAngle bracket
« »GuillemetAngle brackets, quotation marksMuch greater than
HyphenDash, Hyphen-minus
Hyphen-minusDash, Hyphen, Minus sign
IndexManicule, Obelus (medieval usage)
·InterpunctFull-stop, Period,Decimal separator
Interrobang (combined
‘Question mark’ and ‘Exclamation mark’)
Inverted question and exclamation marks
¡Inverted exclamation markExclamation mark, Interobang
¿Inverted question markQuestion mark, Interobang
<Less-than signAngle bracket, Chevron, Guillemet
LozengeSquare lozenge
ManiculeIndex, Obelus
ºMasculine ordinal indicatorFeminine ordinal indicator, Degree sign
Minus signHyphen-minus, Commercial minus
×Multiplication signX mark
#Number signNumero sign. Also known as “octothorpe” and “hash”Pound sign
Numero signNumber sign
Image of manuscript annotation symbolsObelusDivision sign, Dagger, Commercial minus, Index
( )ParenthesisBracket, Angle bracket
%Percent signPer mille (per 1,000), Basis point (per 10,000)
Per millePercent, Basis point
.PeriodInterpunct, Full stop
PilcrowParagraph mark, paragraph sign, paraph, alinea, or blind P
(non-standard name)
(‘Pillow’ is an informal nick-name for the ‘Square lozenge‘.)The generic Currency sign is superficially similar
+Plus signminus sign
±Plus–minus sign (‘plus or minus’)Approximately equal to
′ ″ ‴Prime (symbol)Apostrophe, quotation marksfoot (unit)InchMinuteSecond
?Question markInverted question mark, Interobang
“ ”   ” ”
‘ ’   ‘ ‘
Quotation marksApostrophe, Ditto, Guillemets, PrimeInchSecond
®Registered trademark symbolTrademark symbol
§SilcrowSection sign, section symbol, section mark, double-s
Service mark symbolTrademark symbol
/SlashDivision sign, Backslash
/SolidusDivision sign
Sound recording copyright symbolCopyright sign
Square lozengeCurrency sign
Therefore signAsterism
~Tilde (freestanding, “ASCII”)Almost equal toTilde (diacritic)
Wave dash
Double tilde
Trademark symbolRegistered trade mark
|Vertical baralso known as a ‘pipe’
| or /VirguleSlashVirgule (disambiguation)

Referral : Wikipedia

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