¡ !

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Translingual[edit]

Character ¡ U+00A1, ¡
Name INVERTED EXCLAMATION MARK
Block Latin-1 Supplement
  [U+00A0] [U+00A2] ¢
Character ! U+0021, !
Name EXCLAMATION MARK
Block Basic Latin
[U+0020] [U+0022] "

Punctuation mark[edit]

¡ !

  1. Encloses an exclamation in some languages.

Usage notes[edit]

The symbols are called, in English:

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Catalan[edit]

Punctuation mark[edit]

¡ !

  1. Occasionally encloses an exclamation in modern Catalan. At other times, a lone exclamation mark is used at the end with nothing at the beginning of the exclamatory phrase.
    ¡Ditxós qui sab estimarla! ¡benhaurat aquell en quin cor brilla encesa la vivificant y pura flama de la fé!
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)

Usage notes[edit]

¡ is used at the beginning of a phrase expressing exclamation, with ! at the end; however, it is not mandatory to use ¡.

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Spanish[edit]

Punctuation mark[edit]

¡ !

  1. Encloses an exclamation in Spanish. Equivalent in English and many other languages: !.

Usage notes[edit]

In written Spanish, ¡ is written at the beginning of a phrase expressing exclamation, with ! at the end.

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