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English name of the keyboard symbols

I was wondering how to call all those keyboard keys …

Well here’s a little guide:

~

tilde

`

grave accentopening quote

,

Comma

(-, —)

Dash (es)

( …, … )

ellipsis

( ! )

exclamation mark

( : ; )

colon/semicolon

( ), [ ], { }, < >

brackets (generally)

( ’ ‘ )

apostrophe

< >

angle brackets or chevrons

( . )

full stop/period/dot

{ }

curly brackets or braces

[ ]

box brackets or square brackets

( )

parentheses or round brackets

[ ]

box brackets or square brackets

?

question mark

|

vertical barorpipe

( _ )

underscore

*

it’s an asterisk or just star

^

circumflex or caret

( « » )

guillemets

( – )

hyphen

( ‘ ’ “ ” )

quotation marks

( / )

slash/stroke

( )

solidus

( • )

interpunct bullet

( & )

ampersand or AND

( )

backslash

$, €, £, ¥,

currency’s

( † ) ( ‡ )

dagger/obelisk

( ° )

degree

( ¡ )

inverted exclamation mark (point?)

( ¿ )

inverted question mark

( # )

number sign or sharp

( № )

numero sign

( %, ‰, )

percent and related signs

( ¶ )

pilcrow

( )

prime

( § )

section sign

¦

broken bar/pipe

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