Punctuation Marks, Keyboard and Math Symbols in English

Have you ever wondered what the names are for all those symbols...


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Many of these symbols are punctuation marks of one kind or another, while some are just symbols that are commonly used in writing.  Below I’ve made a table that gives you the names of all of these symbols.

Punctuation Marks – Video

List of Mathematical Symbols – Video 

.   period (US) or full stop (UK)

,   comma

!   exclamation mark

?   question mark

:   colon

;   semicolon

“ ”   quotation marks

‘ ’   single quotes

( )   parentheses

{ }   curved brackets

[ ]   square brackets

@    “at” sign or symbol

*   asterisk

~   tilde

/   slash

   dash

#   pound sign

$   dollar sign

&   and or ampersand


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