- End of a quotation.
- (in transliterated Cyrillic text) Transliteration of the soft sign (ь), indicating palatalization of preceding consonants.
- (in transliterated Arabic and Hebrew text) Transliteration of the glottal stop (hamza).
- A glottal stop in the orthography of numerous languages of America, Africa, and formally the Pacific. In most Polynesian languages, the convention has shifted to the okina <ʻ>.
- (informal) A substitute for the combining diacritic ʼ used in the International Phonetic Alphabet for ejective and other glottalized consonants.
- When indicating a possessive and omission of letters, this symbol is called an apostrophe.
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