virgule
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈvəː.ɡjuːl/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈvɝ.ɡjul/
Noun

virgule (plural virgules)

  1. (typography, obsolete or historical) A medieval punctuation mark similar to the slash/⟩ or pipe|⟩ and used as a scratch comma and caesura mark.
  2. (typography, dated) A slash, ⟨/⟩ or ⟨⟩, particularly (literature) in its use to mark line breaks within quotes.
  3. (typography, dated) A pipe, ⟨|⟩, particularly (poetry) in its use to mark metrical feet.
Synonyms Related terms Translations
  • Spanish: barra oblicua



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