Paragraph-mark.svg
U+00B6, ¶
PILCROW SIGN
µ
[U+00B5]
Latin-1 Supplement ·
[U+00B7]
Alinea.svg
U+2761, ❡
CURVED STEM PARAGRAPH SIGN ORNAMENT

[U+2760]
Dingbats
[U+2762]
U+204B, ⁋
REVERSED PILCROW SIGN

[U+204A]
General Punctuation
[U+204C]

TranslingualEdit

 
A Pilcrow is placed left of the word ‘The’.

EtymologyEdit

A graphic variation of the Fraktur capital letter cee, , an abbreviation of Latin Capitulo (heading).

Punctuation markEdit

(English name pilcrow or paragraph mark) (plural ¶¶)

 
English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia
  1. Beginning of a section of text.
  2. Beginning of a paragraph.
    • 2021 October 10, Crystal Paul, “The future of coming out”, in The Seattle Times[1], archived from the original on 4 November 2021, page E1:
      Abby Akari Alishio first came out as queer three years ago. ¶ “I started crying before I even said anything,” said Alishio. ¶ She was 19, and a couple of years out of West Seattle High School, where she’d spent four years feeling like she couldn’t safely explore her queerness or learn about queer community.

Usage notesEdit

  1. Used in a quotation of multi-paragraph text where dividing into paragraphs is not allowed.
  2. Used as an index representing "paragraph" followed by a number.