General Punctuation (2000–206F)

Originally published on June 3, 2016.
Last updated on June 5, 2016.

Published on May 25, 2016

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The current Unicode standard is Unicode 8.0.

Unicode Character Code Chart

General Punctuation
Unicode range: 2000–206F

For additional general punctuation characters see also Basic Latin, Latin-1, Supplemental Punctuation and CJK Symbols and Punctuation.
Spaces
Note: The whitespace characters are displayed in light blue between square brackets — like this: ] [ — to demonstrate the width of the whitespace character.
Glyph Dec Hex Unicode Name
] [     EN QUAD
Ⓣ space character (non-zero width)
Ⓒ 2002
][     EM QUAD
Ⓣ space character (non-zero width)
Ⓒ 2003
][     EN SPACE
Ⓣ space character (non-zero width)
Ⓒ <compat> 0020
][ &#8195; &#x2003; EM SPACE
Ⓣ space character (non-zero width)
Ⓒ <compat> 0020
][ &#8196; &#x2004; THREE-PER-EM SPACE
Ⓣ space character (non-zero width)
Ⓒ <compat> 0020
][ &#8197; &#x2005; FOUR-PER-EM SPACE
Ⓣ space character (non-zero width)
Ⓒ <compat> 0020
][ &#8198; &#x2006; SIX-PER-EM SPACE
Ⓣ space character (non-zero width)
Ⓒ <compat> 0020
][ &#8199; &#x2007; FIGURE SPACE
Ⓣ space character (non-zero width)
Ⓒ <noBreak> 0020
][ &#8200; &#x2008; PUNCTUATION SPACE
Ⓣ space character (non-zero width)
Ⓒ <compat> 0020
][ &#8201; &#x2009; THIN SPACE
Ⓣ space character (non-zero width)
Ⓒ <compat> 0020
][ &#8202; &#x200A; HAIR SPACE
Ⓣ space character (non-zero width)
Ⓒ <compat> 0020
Format Characters
Glyph Dec Hex Unicode Name
&#8203; &#x200B; ZERO WIDTH SPACE
Ⓣ format control character
&#8204; &#x200C; ZERO WIDTH NON-JOINER
Ⓣ format control character
&#8205; &#x200D; ZERO WIDTH JOINER
Ⓣ format control character
&#8206; &#x200E; LEFT-TO-RIGHT MARK
Ⓣ format control character
&#8207; &#x200F; RIGHT-TO-LEFT MARK
Ⓣ format control character
Dashes
Glyph Dec Hex Unicode Name
&#8208; &#x2010; HYPHEN
Ⓣ dash or hyphen punctuation mark
&#8209; &#x2011; NON-BREAKING HYPHEN
Ⓣ dash or hyphen punctuation mark
Ⓒ <noBreak> 2010
&#8210; &#x2012; FIGURE DASH
Ⓣ dash or hyphen punctuation mark
&#8211; &#x2013; EN DASH
Ⓣ dash or hyphen punctuation mark
&#8212; &#x2014; EM DASH
Ⓣ dash or hyphen punctuation mark
&#8213; &#x2015; HORIZONTAL BAR
Ⓣ dash or hyphen punctuation mark
General Punctuation
Glyph Dec Hex Unicode Name
&#8214; &#x2016; DOUBLE VERTICAL LINE
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8215; &#x2017; DOUBLE LOW LINE
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
Ⓒ <compat> 0020 0333
Quotation Marks and Apostrophe
Use of quotation marks differs by language. The character names cannot reflect actual usage for all languages.
Glyph Dec Hex Unicode Name
&#8216; &#x2018; LEFT SINGLE QUOTATION MARK
Ⓣ initial quotation mark
&#8217; &#x2019; RIGHT SINGLE QUOTATION MARK
Ⓣ final quotation mark
&#8218; &#x201A; SINGLE LOW-9 QUOTATION MARK
Ⓣ opening punctuation mark (of a pair)
&#8219; &#x201B; SINGLE HIGH-REVERSED-9 QUOTATION MARK
Ⓣ initial quotation mark
&#8220; &#x201C; LEFT DOUBLE QUOTATION MARK
Ⓣ initial quotation mark
&#8221; &#x201D; RIGHT DOUBLE QUOTATION MARK
Ⓣ final quotation mark
&#8222; &#x201E; DOUBLE LOW-9 QUOTATION MARK
Ⓣ opening punctuation mark (of a pair)
&#8223; &#x201F; DOUBLE HIGH-REVERSED-9 QUOTATION MARK
Ⓣ initial quotation mark
General Punctuation
Glyph Dec Hex Unicode Name
&#8224; &#x2020; DAGGER
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8225; &#x2021; DOUBLE DAGGER
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8226; &#x2022; BULLET
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8227; &#x2023; TRIANGULAR BULLET
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8228; &#x2024; ONE DOT LEADER
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
Ⓒ <compat> 002E
&#8229; &#x2025; TWO DOT LEADER
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
Ⓒ <compat> 002E 002E
&#8230; &#x2026; HORIZONTAL ELLIPSIS
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
Ⓒ <compat> 002E 002E 002E
&#8231; &#x2027; HYPHENATION POINT
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
Format Characters
Glyph Dec Hex Unicode Name
&#8232; &#x2028; LINE SEPARATOR
Ⓣ line separator
&#8233; &#x2029; PARAGRAPH SEPARATOR
Ⓣ paragraph separator
&#8234; &#x202A; LEFT-TO-RIGHT EMBEDDING
Ⓣ format control character
&#8235; &#x202B; RIGHT-TO-LEFT EMBEDDING
Ⓣ format control character
&#8236; &#x202C; POP DIRECTIONAL FORMATTING
Ⓣ format control character
&#8237; &#x202D; LEFT-TO-RIGHT OVERRIDE
Ⓣ format control character
&#8238; &#x202E; RIGHT-TO-LEFT OVERRIDE
Ⓣ format control character
&#8239; &#x202F; NARROW NO-BREAK SPACE
Ⓣ space character (non-zero width)
Ⓒ <noBreak> 0020
General Punctuation
Glyph Dec Hex Unicode Name
&#8240; &#x2030; PER MILLE SIGN
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8241; &#x2031; PER TEN THOUSAND SIGN
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8242; &#x2032; PRIME
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8243; &#x2033; DOUBLE PRIME
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
Ⓒ <compat> 2032 2032
&#8244; &#x2034; TRIPLE PRIME
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
Ⓒ <compat> 2032 2032 2032
&#8245; &#x2035; REVERSED PRIME
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8246; &#x2036; REVERSED DOUBLE PRIME
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
Ⓒ <compat> 2035 2035
&#8247; &#x2037; REVERSED TRIPLE PRIME
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
Ⓒ <compat> 2035 2035 2035
&#8248; &#x2038; CARET
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
Quotation Marks
Glyph Dec Hex Unicode Name
&#8249; &#x2039; SINGLE LEFT-POINTING ANGLE QUOTATION MARK
Ⓣ initial quotation mark
&#8250; &#x203A; SINGLE RIGHT-POINTING ANGLE QUOTATION MARK
Ⓣ final quotation mark
General Punctuation
Glyph Dec Hex Unicode Name
&#8251; &#x203B; REFERENCE MARK
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
Double Punctuation for Vertical Text
Glyph Dec Hex Unicode Name
&#8252; &#x203C; DOUBLE EXCLAMATION MARK
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
Ⓒ <compat> 0021 0021
General Punctuation
Glyph Dec Hex Unicode Name
&#8253; &#x203D; INTERROBANG
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8254; &#x203E; OVERLINE
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
Ⓒ <compat> 0020 0305
&#8255; &#x203F; UNDERTIE
Ⓣ connecting punctuation mark
&#8256; &#x2040; CHARACTER TIE
Ⓣ connecting punctuation mark
&#8257; &#x2041; CARET INSERTION POINT
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8258; &#x2042; ASTERISM
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8259; &#x2043; HYPHEN BULLET
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8260; &#x2044; FRACTION SLASH
Ⓣ mathematical symbol
&#8261; &#x2045; LEFT SQUARE BRACKET WITH QUILL
Ⓣ opening punctuation mark (of a pair)
&#8262; &#x2046; RIGHT SQUARE BRACKET WITH QUILL
Ⓣ closing punctuation mark (of a pair)
Double Punctuation for Vertical Text
Glyph Dec Hex Unicode Name
&#8263; &#x2047; DOUBLE QUESTION MARK
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
Ⓒ <compat> 003F 003F
&#8264; &#x2048; QUESTION EXCLAMATION MARK
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
Ⓒ <compat> 003F 0021
&#8265; &#x2049; EXCLAMATION QUESTION MARK
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
Ⓒ <compat> 0021 003F
General Punctuation
Glyph Dec Hex Unicode Name
&#8266; &#x204A; TIRONIAN SIGN ET
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8267; &#x204B; REVERSED PILCROW SIGN
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8268; &#x204C; BLACK LEFTWARDS BULLET
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8269; &#x204D; BLACK RIGHTWARDS BULLET
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8270; &#x204E; LOW ASTERISK
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8271; &#x204F; REVERSED SEMICOLON
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8272; &#x2050; CLOSE UP
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8273; &#x2051; TWO ASTERISKS ALIGNED VERTICALLY
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8274; &#x2052; COMMERCIAL MINUS SIGN
Ⓣ mathematical symbol
&#8275; &#x2053; SWUNG DASH
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8276; &#x2054; INVERTED UNDERTIE
Ⓣ connecting punctuation mark
&#8277; &#x2055; FLOWER PUNCTUATION MARK
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
Archaic Punctuation
Glyph Dec Hex Unicode Name
&#8278; &#x2056; THREE DOT PUNCTUATION
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
General Punctuation
Glyph Dec Hex Unicode Name
&#8279; &#x2057; QUADRUPLE PRIME
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
Ⓒ <compat> 2032 2032 2032 2032
Archaic Punctuation
Glyph Dec Hex Unicode Name
&#8280; &#x2058; FOUR DOT PUNCTUATION
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8281; &#x2059; FIVE DOT PUNCTUATION
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8282; &#x205A; TWO DOT PUNCTUATION
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8283; &#x205B; FOUR DOT MARK
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8284; &#x205C; DOTTED CROSS
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8285; &#x205D; TRICOLON
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
&#8286; &#x205E; VERTICAL FOUR DOTS
Ⓣ punctuation mark of other type
Space
Glyph Dec Hex Unicode Name
][ &#8287; &#x205F; MEDIUM MATHEMATICAL SPACE
Ⓣ space character (non-zero width)
Ⓒ <compat> 0020
Format Character
Glyph Dec Hex Unicode Name
&#8288; &#x2060; WORD JOINER
Ⓣ format control character
Invisible Operators
Glyph Dec Hex Unicode Name
&#8289; &#x2061; FUNCTION APPLICATION
Ⓣ format control character
&#8290; &#x2062; INVISIBLE TIMES
Ⓣ format control character
&#8291; &#x2063; INVISIBLE SEPARATOR
Ⓣ format control character
&#8292; &#x2064; INVISIBLE PLUS
Ⓣ format control character
&#8293; &#x2065; Unassigned Code Point
Ⓣ reserved unassigned code point or a noncharacter
Format Characters
Glyph Dec Hex Unicode Name
&#8294; &#x2066; LEFT-TO-RIGHT ISOLATE
Ⓣ format control character
&#8295; &#x2067; RIGHT-TO-LEFT ISOLATE
Ⓣ format control character
&#8296; &#x2068; FIRST STRONG ISOLATE
Ⓣ format control character
&#8297; &#x2069; POP DIRECTIONAL ISOLATE
Ⓣ format control character
Deprecated
Use of these characters is strongly discouraged.
Glyph Dec Hex Unicode Name
&#8298; &#x206A; INHIBIT SYMMETRIC SWAPPING
Ⓣ format control character
&#8299; &#x206B; ACTIVATE SYMMETRIC SWAPPING
Ⓣ format control character
&#8300; &#x206C; INHIBIT ARABIC FORM SHAPING
Ⓣ format control character
&#8301; &#x206D; ACTIVATE ARABIC FORM SHAPING
Ⓣ format control character
&#8302; &#x206E; NATIONAL DIGIT SHAPES
Ⓣ format control character
&#8303; &#x206F; NOMINAL DIGIT SHAPES
Ⓣ format control character

Key to the Unicode Character Code Charts

Symbol Meaning
Character name alias.

For example, using 2118 ℘:
SCRIPT CAPITAL P
Ⓐ WEIERSTRASS ELLIPTIC FUNCTION
means that in addition to the character name, SCRIPT CAPITAL P, WEIERSTRASS ELLIPTIC FUNCTION is an additional unique name associated with the character.
Compatibility decomposition mapping.

For example, using 0133 ij:
LATIN SMALL LIGATURE IJ
Ⓒ 0069 i 006A j
means that character 0133 ij can be decomposed into characters 0069 i and 006A j for compatibility purposes.
Canonical decomposition mapping.

For example, using 00E4 ä:
LATIN SMALL LETTER A WITH DIAERESIS
Ⓓ 0061 a 0308  ̈ 
means that character 00E4 ä can be decomposed into characters 0061 a and 0308  ̈ .
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Informative alias(es).

For example, using 0023 #:
NUMBER SIGN
Ⓘ pound sign, hash, crosshatch, octothorpe
means that character 0023 # is also known as pound sign, hash, crosshatch, and octothorpe.
=
Informative note.

For example, using 0024 $:
DOLLAR SIGN
Ⓝ used for many peso currencies in Latin America and elsewhere
Ⓝ glyph may have one or two vertical bars
provides additional information about the character, such as, in this example, where it is used and variations in the glyph.
Type. Unicode general category.
Standardized variation sequence.

For example, using 00A9 ©:
COPYRIGHT SIGN
Ⓥ 00A9 FE0E text style Ⓥ 00A9 FE0F emoji style
See the Unicode FAQ: Variation Sequences for more detail about standardized variation sequences.
~
Cross-reference.

For example, using 002D -:
HYPHEN-MINUS
Ⓧ 2010 ‐ hyphen
means that character 002D - is similar to 2010 .

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