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U+303B, 〻
VERTICAL IDEOGRAPHIC ITERATION MARK

[U+303A]
CJK Symbols and Punctuation
[U+303C]

TranslingualEdit

Punctuation markEdit

  1. Ideographic iteration mark, indicating that the previous character should be repeated.

ChineseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (in horizontal writing)

Punctuation markEdit

  1. Used in casual writing as an abbreviation of a repeated character, in vertical writing.

Usage notesEdit

(usually appearing as ) is used in casual writing to represent a doubled character in vertical writing, but is never used in formal writing or printed matter.


JapaneseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (in horizontal writing)

PronunciationEdit

Punctuation markEdit

  1. (now rare) Ideographic iteration mark, indicating that the previous kanji should be repeated in vertical writing. The repeated character might not have the same pronunciation as the first due to rendaku.

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