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U+30A0, ゠
KATAKANA-HIRAGANA DOUBLE HYPHEN

[U+309F]
Katakana
[U+30A1]

Japanese[edit]

Examples ("space": separating first names from last names)
ノエル゠ヴァーミリオン
Noeru-Vāmirion
Noel Vermillion
Examples ("hyphen": hyphenating double-barrelled surnames)
ロジャー・アシュトン゠グリフィス
Rojā Ashuton-Gurifisu
Roger Ashton-Griffiths
Examples ("hyphen": linking parts of names)
サン゠ヴァンサン
San-Vansan
Saint-Vincent
アル゠カーイダ
aru-Kāida
al-Qaeda
Examples ("hyphen": linking names)
オーストリア゠ハンガリー
Ōsutoria-Hangarī
Austria-Hungary
Examples ("en dash": linking names)
ガイガー゠ミュラー(けい)(すう)(かん)
Gaigā-Myurā keisūkan
Geiger–Müller counter

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (fullwidth equal sign)

Punctuation mark[edit]

  1. used in transcriptions of Western proper names, as a "space" (similar to a middle dot ), a "hyphen" or an "en dash"; usually substituted by the more accessible fullwidth equal sign

See also[edit]