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U+30FB, ・
KATAKANA MIDDLE DOT

[U+30FA]
Katakana
[U+30FC]
U+FF65, ・
HALFWIDTH KATAKANA MIDDLE DOT

[U+FF64]
Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms
[U+FF66]
See also: · [U+00B7 MIDDLE DOT], [U+22C5 DOT OPERATOR], and [U+2022 BULLET]

Japanese[edit]

Punctuation mark[edit]

[[Category:Japanese lemmas|]][[Category:Japanese punctuation marks|]]

  1. A space or word break, indicating where one word ends and where the next begins.

Usage notes[edit]

Used to replace spaces in foreign words, such as writing foreign names (ジョージ・W・ブッシュ "George W. Bush") and compound terms, or in children’s books. It is used in a way similar to the Chinese ·.