Terminology: Common typography symbols

SymbolSymbol nameSymbol design description

&

Ampersand, And 

@

At 

*

Asterisk 

¦

Broken barVertical line with gap in centre

Bullet 

^

Caret 

Dagger: single 

Dagger: double 

°

Degree 

Ditto 

¡

Exclamation: inverted 

#

Octothoro, Hash, Number 

Numero 

Pilcrow, ParagraphReversed capital letter P with two vertical strokes.

§

Sector 

|

Pipe 

Prime 

Prime: double 

Prime: triple 

¿

Question mark: inverted 

~

Tilde 

Therefore 

Because 

Reference markUsed similarly to an asterisk.

LozengeDiamond-shaped rhombus.

_

Underscore, UnderstrikeHorizontal line sitting on the baseline.