Punctuation

Church Slavonic has special characters for punctuation. The following table describes the punctuation marks. With few exceptions, they are like English punctuation marks.

Mark Name Usage
<zapjat/aja> This mark is the equivalent of the English comma.
<dvoet/ochie> This mark is the equivalent of the English colon. It can also act as a semicolon.
<t/ochka> This mark is the equivalent of the English period.
<vopros/itel'nyj> This mark is the equivalent of the English question mark.
<udiv/itel'nyj> This mark is the equivalent of the English exclamation point.
<vmjest/itel'nyj> These marks are the equivalent of English parentheses.

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