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άνω και κάτω τελεία

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EtymologyEdit

From άνω (áno, upper) + και (kai, and) + κάτω (káto, lower) + stop, full stop (stop, full stop)

NounEdit

άνω και κάτω τελεία (áno kai káto teleíaf (plural άνω και κάτω τελείες)

  1. (grammar, typography) The modern Greek colon:⟩.

Usage notesEdit

This form of the colon is derived from the Latin colon and encoded identically in Unicode. It is used in approximately the same manner as the English mark (See Appendix:Greek punctuation).

It should be distinguished from the earlier two dot punctuation⟩, which served as a full stop.

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See alsoEdit

see also: Greek Punctuation and Greek alphabet (Diacritics)