¿ ?

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Translingual[edit]

Character ¿
Unicode name INVERTED QUESTION MARK
Code point U+00BF
Entity number ¿
Unicode block Latin-1 Supplement
¾ [U+00BE] [U+00C0] À
Character ?
Unicode name QUESTION MARK
Code point U+003F
Entity number ?
Unicode block Basic Latin
> [U+003E] [U+0040] @

Punctuation mark[edit]

¿ ?

  1. Encloses a question in some languages.

Usage notes[edit]

The symbols are called, in English:

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Catalan[edit]

Punctuation mark[edit]

¿ ?

  1. Occasionally encloses a question in modern Catalan. At other times, a lone question mark is used at the end with nothing at the beginning of the question.

Usage notes[edit]

¿ is used at the beginning of a question, with ? at the end; however, it is not mandatory to use ¿.

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Spanish[edit]

Punctuation mark[edit]

¿ ?

  1. Encloses a question in Spanish. Equivalent in English and many other languages: ?.
    ¿Cómo estás? — How are you?

Usage notes[edit]

In written Spanish, the ¿ symbol is placed at the beginning of an interrogative phrase, with the ? at the end of the phrase.

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