English

This page provides information about the characteristics of the script used to write English. It is not intended to be exhaustively scientific – merely to give a basic idea of the basic features of the script. Number of characters is based on the simplest list of exemplarCharacters in CLDR. Click on orange text in the features list (right column) to see examples and notes.

Sample

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Character list

These are the lists of characters (exemplarCharacters) used by English according to CLDR (with upper case added to the main category). Click on the subsection title to see detailed information about the characters.

Main
abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

Punctuation
-‐–—,;:!?.…'''"()[]§@*/&#†‡′″

Auxiliary
áàăâåäãāæçéèĕêëēíìĭîïīñóòŏôöøōœúùŭûüūÿ

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