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Character  ・ 
Unicode name KATAKANA MIDDLE DOT
Codepoint U+30FB
See also: · [U+00B7 MIDDLE DOT], [U+22C5 DOT OPERATOR], and [U+2022 BULLET]

Japanese[edit]

Punctuation mark[edit]

  1. A space or word break, indicating where one word ends and where the next begins.

Usage notes[edit]

Used to replace spaces in foreign words, such as writing foreign names (ジョージ・W・ブッシュ, George W. Bush) and compound terms, or in children’s books. It is used similar to the Chinese Mandarin symbol ·.