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ἄνω (ánō, upper) + τελεία (teleía, stop)


άνω τελεία (áno teleíaf (plural άνω τελείες)

  1. (grammar, typography) raised point, upper stop, upper point, upper dot, the Greek semicolon, the “·

Usage notesEdit

  • · is correctly represented here by the Unicode character U+0387. It is positioned similarly to the top point of a colon (:) or semicolon (;)
  • It can be achieved by using the html ·.
  • For technical reasons copying & pasting the raised point in Wiktionary produces the Latin middle dot (cf. · and ·).


See alsoEdit

see also: Greek Punctuation and Greek alphabet (Diacritics)

Further readingEdit