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Character
Unicode name FULLWIDTH ASTERISK
Unicode block Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms
Codepoint U+FF0A
See also: *

Japanese[edit]

Punctuation mark[edit]

  1. hoshijirushi; fullwidth encoding of * (the asterisk).

Usage notes[edit]

According to The Unicode Standard, this character ("") is needed for compatibility with certain East-Asian character encoding systems and does not generally represent a different concept than the more common "*".

See also[edit]