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CJK Symbols and Punctuation is the name of a range of characters in the Unicode character encoding standard.

This block encodes punctuation marks and symbols used primarily by writing systems that employ Han ideographs. Most of the standards are found in East Asian coding standards.

U+3000 ideographic space is provided for compatibility with legacy character sets. It is a fixed-width space appropriate for use with an ideographic font. U+301C     wave dash and U+3030     wavy dash are special forms of dashes found in East Asian standards.

U+3005     ideographic iteration mark is used to stand for the second of a pair of identical ideographs occurring in adjacent positions within a document.

U+3006     ideographic closing mark is used frequently on signs to indicate that a store or booth is closed for business. The Japanese pronunciation is shime, most often encountered in the compound shime-kiri

U+3013     geta mark is used to indicate the presence of, or to hold a place for, an ideograph that is not available when a document is printed.

U+303E     ideographic variation indicator is a graphic character that is to be rendered visibly. It alerts the user that the intended character is similar to, but not equal to, the character that follows. It is similar to the geta mark, but partially identifies the missing character.


Unicode's CJK Symbols and Punctuation code block reserves the 64 code points from U+3000 to U+303F, of which all 64 are currently assigned.

Ideographic Description Characters <-- CJK Symbols and Punctuation --> Hiragana

Number of characters added in each version of the Unicode standard :
Unicode 1.1 : 57
Unicode 3.0 : 4
Unicode 3.2 : 3

Number of characters in each General Category :

Letter, Modifier    Lm :  7
Letter, Other       Lo :  2
Mark, Non-Spacing   Mn :  6
Number, Letter      Nl : 13
Punctuation, Dash   Pd :  2
Punctuation, Open   Ps : 10
Punctuation, Close  Pe : 11
Punctuation, Other  Po :  4
Symbol, Other       So :  8
Separator, Space    Zs :  1

Number of characters in each Bidirectional Category :

Left To Right       L : 22
Non Spacing Mark  NSM :  6
Whitespace         WS :  1
Other Neutral      ON : 35

The columns below should be interpreted as :

  1. The Unicode code for the character
  2. The character in question
  3. The Unicode name for the character
  4. The Unicode General Category for the character
  5. The Unicode Bidirectional Category for the character
  6. The Unicode version when this character was added

If the characters below show up poorly, or not at all, see Unicode Support for possible solutions.

 

CJK Symbols and Punctuation

     CJK symbols and punctuation

U+3000       ideographic space Zs WS 1.1
ref U+0020     space (Basic Latin)
U+3001   、   ideographic comma Po ON 1.1
ref U+002C   ,   comma (Basic Latin)
U+3002   。   ideographic full stop Po ON 1.1
ref U+002E   .   full stop (Basic Latin)
U+3003   〃   ditto mark Po ON 1.1
ref U+2033   ″   double prime (General Punctuation)
U+3004   〄   japanese industrial standard symbol So ON 1.1
U+3005   々   ideographic iteration mark Lm L 1.1
U+3006   〆   ideographic closing mark Lo L 1.1
U+3007   〇   ideographic number zero Nl L 1.1
ref U+20DD   ⃝   combining enclosing circle (Combining Diacritical Marks for Symbols)
ref U+25CB   ○   white circle (Geometric Shapes)
ref U+25EF   ◯   large circle (Geometric Shapes)

     CJK angle brackets

U+3008   〈   left angle bracket Ps ON 1.1
sgml &LeftAngleBracket; &lang; &langle;
ref U+003C   <   less than sign (Basic Latin)
ref U+2039   ‹   single left pointing angle quotation mark (General Punctuation)
ref U+2329   〈   left pointing angle bracket (Miscellaneous Technical)
ref U+27E8   ⟨   mathematical left angle bracket (Miscellaneous Mathematical Symbols A)
U+3009   〉   right angle bracket Pe ON 1.1
sgml &RightAngleBracket; &rang; &rangle;
ref U+003E   >   greater than sign (Basic Latin)
ref U+203A   ›   single right pointing angle quotation mark (General Punctuation)
ref U+232A   〉   right pointing angle bracket (Miscellaneous Technical)
ref U+27E9   ⟩   mathematical right angle bracket (Miscellaneous Mathematical Symbols A)
U+300A   《   left double angle bracket Ps ON 1.1
sgml &Lang;
ref U+00AB   «   left pointing double angle quotation mark (Latin-1 Supplement)
ref U+27EA   ⟪   mathematical left double angle bracket (Miscellaneous Mathematical Symbols A)
U+300B   》   right double angle bracket Pe ON 1.1
sgml &Rang;
ref U+00BB   »   right pointing double angle quotation mark (Latin-1 Supplement)
ref U+27EB   ⟫   mathematical right double angle bracket (Miscellaneous Mathematical Symbols A)

     CJK corner brackets
The CJK corner brackets, which function as quotation marks, are not recommended for general-purpose corner brackets. See the ceiling and floor characters, instead.

U+300C   「   left corner bracket Ps ON 1.1
ref U+2308   ⌈   left ceiling (Miscellaneous Technical)
U+300D   」   right corner bracket Pe ON 1.1
* used as quotation marks
ref U+230B   ⌋   right floor (Miscellaneous Technical)
U+300E   『   left white corner bracket Ps ON 1.1
U+300F   』   right white corner bracket Pe ON 1.1
* used as quotation marks

     CJK brackets

U+3010   【   left black lenticular bracket Ps ON 1.1
U+3011   】   right black lenticular bracket Pe ON 1.1

     CJK symbols

U+3012   〒   postal mark So ON 1.1
U+3013   〓   geta mark So ON 1.1
* substitute for ideograph not in font
* editorial convention to represent ideographic lacuna
ref U+25A1   □   white square (Geometric Shapes)

     CJK brackets

U+3014   〔   left tortoise shell bracket Ps ON 1.1
sgml &lbbrk;
U+3015   〕   right tortoise shell bracket Pe ON 1.1
sgml &rbbrk;
U+3016   〖   left white lenticular bracket Ps ON 1.1
U+3017   〗   right white lenticular bracket Pe ON 1.1
U+3018   〘   left white tortoise shell bracket Ps ON 1.1
sgml &loang; &lopar;
ref U+27EC   ⟬   mathematical left white tortoise shell bracket (Miscellaneous Mathematical Symbols A)
U+3019   〙   right white tortoise shell bracket Pe ON 1.1
sgml &roang; &ropar;
ref U+27ED   ⟭   mathematical right white tortoise shell bracket (Miscellaneous Mathematical Symbols A)
U+301A   〚   left white square bracket Ps ON 1.1
sgml &lobrk;
aka left abstract syntax bracket
ref U+27E6   ⟦   mathematical left white square bracket (Miscellaneous Mathematical Symbols A)
U+301B   〛   right white square bracket Pe ON 1.1
sgml &robrk;
aka right abstract syntax bracket
ref U+27E7   ⟧   mathematical right white square bracket (Miscellaneous Mathematical Symbols A)

     CJK symbols and punctuation
* This character was encoded to match JIS C 6226-1978 1-33 "wave dash". The JIS standards and some industry practice disagree in mapping.

U+301C   〜   wave dash Pd ON 1.1
ref U+3030   〰   wavy dash (CJK Symbols and Punctuation)
ref U+FF5E   ~   fullwidth tilde (Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms)
U+301D   〝   reversed double prime quotation mark Ps ON 1.1
* sometimes depicted as double prime quotation mark
ref U+201C   “   left double quotation mark (General Punctuation)
ref U+2036   ‶   reversed double prime (General Punctuation)
U+301E   〞   double prime quotation mark Pe ON 1.1
* this is a mistaken analogue to 201D; 301F is preferred
ref U+201D   ”   right double quotation mark (General Punctuation)
ref U+2033   ″   double prime (General Punctuation)
U+301F   〟   low double prime quotation mark Pe ON 1.1
* may be depicted as low inverse double prime quotation mark
U+3020   〠   postal mark face So ON 1.1

     Suzhou numerals
The Suzhou numerals (Chinese su1zhou1ma3zi) are special numeric forms used by traders to display the prices of goods. The use of "HANGZHOU" in the names is a misnomer.

U+3021   〡   Hangzhou numeral one Nl L 1.1
U+3022   〢   Hangzhou numeral two Nl L 1.1
U+3023   〣   Hangzhou numeral three Nl L 1.1
U+3024   〤   Hangzhou numeral four Nl L 1.1
U+3025   〥   Hangzhou numeral five Nl L 1.1
U+3026   〦   Hangzhou numeral six Nl L 1.1
U+3027   〧   Hangzhou numeral seven Nl L 1.1
U+3028   〨   Hangzhou numeral eight Nl L 1.1
U+3029   〩   Hangzhou numeral nine Nl L 1.1

     Diacritics

U+302A   〪   ideographic level tone mark Mn NSM 1.1
U+302B   〫   ideographic rising tone mark Mn NSM 1.1
U+302C   〬   ideographic departing tone mark Mn NSM 1.1
U+302D   〭   ideographic entering tone mark Mn NSM 1.1
U+302E   〮   Hangul single dot tone mark Mn NSM 1.1
aka single dot bangjeom
U+302F   〯   Hangul double dot tone mark Mn NSM 1.1
aka double dot bangjeom

     Other CJK symbols

U+3030   〰   wavy dash Pd ON 1.1
ref U+2307   ⌇   wavy line (Miscellaneous Technical)
ref U+301C   〜   wave dash (CJK Symbols and Punctuation)
U+3031   〱   vertical kana repeat mark Lm L 1.1
U+3032   〲   vertical kana repeat with voiced sound mark Lm L 1.1
* the preceding two semantic characters are preferred to the following three glyphic forms
U+3033   〳   vertical kana repeat mark upper half Lm L 1.1
U+3034   〴   vertical kana repeat with voiced sound mark upper half Lm L 1.1
* the preceding two are glyphs used in conjunction with the following glyph
U+3035   〵   vertical kana repeat mark lower half Lm L 1.1
U+3036   〶   circled postal mark So ON 1.1
U+3037   〷   ideographic telegraph line feed separator symbol So ON 1.1

     Additional Suzhou numerals

U+3038   〸   Hangzhou numeral ten Nl L 3.0
U+3039   〹   Hangzhou numeral twenty Nl L 3.0
U+303A   〺   Hangzhou numeral thirty Nl L 3.0

     Other CJK punctuation

U+303B   〻   vertical ideographic iteration mark Lm L 3.2
U+303C   〼   masu mark Lo L 3.2
* informal abbreviation for Japanese -masu ending
ref U+29C4   ⧄   squared rising diagonal slash (Miscellaneous Mathematical Symbols B)
U+303D   〽   part alternation mark Po ON 3.2
* marks the start of a song part in Japanese

     Special CJK indicators
These are visibly displayed graphic characters, not invisible format control characters.

U+303E   〾   ideographic variation indicator So ON 3.0
* visual indicator that the following ideograph is to be taken as a variant of the intended character
U+303F   〿   ideographic half fill space So ON 1.1
* visual indicator of a screen space for half of an ideograph

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