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Japanese[edit]

Character  〱 
Unicode name VERTICAL KANA REPEAT MARK
Unicode block CJK Symbols and Punctuation
Codepoint U+3031
 ← CJK Symbols and Punctuation → 
An edition of the Tsurezuregusa which uses iteration marks for げにげに and ところどころ. The latter has a dakuten.

Punctuation mark[edit]

  1. (dated) A kana iteration mark which indicates that the previous two to four kana characters should be reduplicated. Used only in vertical text. Can have a dakuten.

Usage notes[edit]

Do not confuse it with the hiragana . The kana iteration mark is twice as long in vertical text.

See also[edit]