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Character  ㌦ 
Unicode name SQUARE DORU
Unicode block CJK Compatibility
Codepoint U+3326

Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Miniaturization of the standard katakana spelling ドル (doru, dollar). Ultimately a borrowing from Dutch dollar.[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Symbol[edit]

(katakana ドル, romaji doru)

  1. ドル: a dollar

Usage notes[edit]

Generally only seen in price listings where space is limited.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9