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§ U+00A7, §
SECTION SIGN
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[U+00A6]
Latin-1 Supplement ¨
[U+00A8]

Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Maybe from SS, abbreviation for Latin signum sectiōnis (section sign).

Symbol[edit]

§ sg (plural §§)

  1. Section of a text.
    Volume II, Article IV, § 5, 2.
  2. (computing, dated) MS-DOS symbol representation of control character 0x15 (Negative Acknowledge)