# ⟨ ⟩

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## TranslingualEdit

### SymbolEdit

**⟨ ⟩**

- (mathematics) Encloses the inner product of two vectors.
- (mathematics) Denotes the expectation value of something.

### Punctuation markEdit

**⟨ ⟩**

- (linguistics) Encloses orthographic representation.
- (papyrology, epigraphy) Encloses restored writing that was mistakenly omitted by the original scribe.

#### Usage notesEdit

For these uses, the characters U+27E8 MATHEMATICAL LEFT ANGLE BRACKET and U+27E9 MATHEMATICAL RIGHT ANGLE BRACKET should be used. The characters U+2329 LEFT-POINTING ANGLE BRACKET and U+232A RIGHT-POINTING ANGLE BRACKET are "deprecated and are strongly discouraged for mathematical use because of their canonical equivalence to CJK punctuation."^{[1]}

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## JapaneseEdit

### Punctuation markEdit

- Encloses titles of books.