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See also: ..., [U+1801 MONGOLIAN ELLIPSIS], and [U+22EF MIDLINE HORIZONTAL ELLIPSIS]

Translingual[edit]

Character
Unicode name HORIZONTAL ELLIPSIS
Code point U+2026
Unicode block General Punctuation
[U+2025] [U+2027]

Alternative forms[edit]

Punctuation mark[edit]

  1. Indicates a pause or omission; an ellipsis.
    • 2000, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e a Câmara Secreta (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets), Rocco, page 25:
      Esqueceu-se de mencionar
      You forgot to mention it…
    • 2003, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e a Ordem da Fênix (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix), Rocco, page 538:
      Sinto muito ter de contradizê-la, Minerva, mas, como pode ver no meu bilhete, Harry tem obtido resultados muito fracos nas minhas aulas
      I'm sorry to contradict you, Minerva, but, as you can see in my note, Harry has obtained very weak results in my classes...
    The show was great, we saw some soul, punk, rock, disco, clowns, and ska music.
  2. (Internet slang, text messaging) A response used to express annoyance, shock, or confusion.
    You're 35, you still live with your mother, you have no job, no hope, no prospects, what's the point of even going on? ―
  3. (mathematics) In a sequence of numbers, omits numbers, when the pattern to be followed is clear.
    1, 2, 3, ..., 1000
    1 + 2 + 3 + ... + 100
  4. (mathematics) Indicates that the an indefinite sequence of digits of an irrational number follows.
    The square root of 2 is 1.4142135623730950488

Usage notes[edit]

This symbol is called an ellipsis. Its display may vary based on language script.

See also[edit]

Punctuation