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Chinese[edit]

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Punctuation mark[edit]

……

  1. Ellipsis.
    1. Indicates subsequent texts in a quotation are omitted.
    2. Indicates subsequent items in a list are omitted.
    3. Indicates pauses in a speech.
    4. Indicates sound lengthening in a speech.
    5. Indicates silence or contemplation.
    6. Indicates there is implied meaning.
    7. (neologism, Internet slang) Indicates speechlessness.

Usage notes[edit]

The ellipsis in Chinese is always six dots (unlike English), composed of two Unicode characters ( reduplicated). Its Chinese name is 省略號省略号 (shěnglüèhào, “omission symbol”).

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Japanese[edit]

Punctuation mark[edit]

  1. ellipsis (…)

Usage notes[edit]

The number of dots can vary: (3 dots) are also common.