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Character  – 
Unicode name EN DASH
General Punctuation U+2013
See also: [U+2010 HYPHEN], - [U+002D HYPHEN-MINUS], [U+2212 MINUS SIGN], [U+2014 EM DASH], and [U+4E00 CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-4E00]

Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

(en dash)

  1. Indicate ranges.
    610 years, read as "six to ten years"

See also[edit]

Wikipedia-logo.png en dash on Wikipedia.Wikipedia:en dash

Punctuation


English[edit]

Symbol[edit]

  1. Used in a compound term when the constituent parts are already hyphenated.
    high-priorityhigh-pressure tasks
  2. Used to hide letters
    Gd for God
  3. Used to connect compound terms with the sense of "to" or to show a relationship
    The BostonWashington race
    bloodbrain barrier

Synonyms[edit]

  • (hide letters): (hyphen)

German[edit]

Symbol[edit]

  1. Used to replace two zeroes after the decimal point in monetary values in running text (in tables, the em dash is used).
    Dieses Gerät kostet 12,– DM.
  2. Used to replace a zero before the decimal point, i. e. for monetary values below 1.
    Diese Packung Milch kostet –,89 DM.