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( U+0028, (
LEFT PARENTHESIS
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[U+0027]
Basic Latin )
[U+0029]

Translingual[edit]

Punctuation mark[edit]

(

  1. Represents a mouth vertically aligned, in order to form emoticons.
  2. Used in ( ).

Symbol[edit]

(

  1. (mathematics) Denotes an open endpoint of an interval.

Synonyms[edit]

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:(.

See also[edit]

  • to (Lojban)

Punctuation


Chinese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Internet slang
Perhaps influenced by Japanese (ry.

Punctuation mark[edit]

(

  1. Used in ( ).
  2. (Internet slang) Used at the end of a silly message to indicate that one isn't serious.

Japanese[edit]

Punctuation mark[edit]

(

  1. Used in ( ).