This is the most variable of the signs. It may look like a V connected to an ʃ shape (see box at right), like an ɳ or ȵ shape ending in a crossing loop, or like a 7 or Ɥ with a counter-clockwise crossing loop at the bottom. In the latter case the loop may be small or quite large, as seen in the second image at right. These all originate as manuscript variants of the same basic form.
A stylized representation of the chimeric capricorn (head and forelegs of a goat, curling tail of a fish).
- (astrology) The symbol for the sign Capricorn.
- (astronomy, rare) The symbol for the constellation Capricornus.
- (rare) December
- (alchemy, archaic) fermentation, putrefaction
- Synonym: 🝤
|Note: Character's appearance|
may be different on each system.
Text style is forced with ︎
and emoji style with ️
|Zodiac signs (translingual) (layout · text)|
- ^ Rudolf Koch (1955 ) The Book of Signs. Dover, p. 56