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  • Hyphen | Definition and Translations

    The hyphen (‐) is a punctuation mark used to join words and to separate syllables of a single word.


    Dutch: koppelteken
    French: trait d’union
    German: Bindestrich
    Italian: tratto d’unione
    Norwegian: bindestrek
    Polish: dywiz
    Russian: дефис
    Spanish: guion
    Turkish: Tire

    Related Term(s): Em dash En dash

    Ralf Herrmann By Ralf Herrmann ()
    Contributors: Riccardo Sartori Przemysław Sakrajda tipografi

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