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A bar or stroke is a modification consisting of a line drawn through a grapheme. It may be used as a diacritic to derive new letters from old ones, or simply as an addition to make a grapheme more distinct from others. It can take the form of a vertical bar, slash, or crossbar.

◌̸
Diagonal stroke
Diacritics in Latin & Greek
accent
acute´
double acute˝
grave`
double grave ̏
circumflexˆ
caron, háčekˇ
breve˘
inverted breve  ̑  
cedilla¸
diaeresis, umlaut¨
dot·
palatal hook  ̡
retroflex hook  ̢
hook above, dấu hỏi ̉
horn ̛
iota subscript ͅ 
macronˉ
ogonek, nosinė˛
perispomene ͂ 
overring˚
underring˳
rough breathing
smooth breathing᾿
Marks sometimes used as diacritics
apostrophe
bar◌̸
colon:
comma,
period.
hyphen˗
prime
tilde~
Diacritical marks in other scripts
Arabic diacritics
Early Cyrillic diacritics
kamora ҄
pokrytie ҇
titlo ҃
Gurmukhī diacritics
Hebrew diacritics
Indic diacritics
anusvara
chandrabindu
nukta
virama
visarga
IPA diacritics
Japanese diacritics
dakuten
handakuten
Khmer diacritics
Syriac diacritics
Thai diacritics
Related
Dotted circle
Punctuation marks
Logic symbols

A stroke is sometimes drawn through the numerals 7 (horizontal overbar) and 0 (overstruck foreslash), to make them more distinguishable from the number 1 and the letter O, respectively.

For the specific usages of various letters with bars and strokes, see their individual articles.

In Unicode, there are bars at U+0335 ◌̵ COMBINING SHORT STROKE OVERLAY, U+0336 ◌̶ COMBINING LONG STROKE OVERLAY, U+0337 ◌̷ COMBINING SHORT SOLIDUS OVERLAY, and U+0338 ◌̸ COMBINING LONG SOLIDUS OVERLAY.

Latin alphabetEdit

Currency symbolsEdit

Other symbolsEdit

Mathematical symbolEdit

Greek alphabetEdit

Cyrillic alphabetEdit

Cherokee alphabetEdit

Vai alphabetEdit

Georgian alpabetEdit

Baybayin alphabetEdit

Arabic scriptEdit

Armenian alphabetEdit

Limbu alphabetEdit

Lepcha alphabetEdit

Chinese orthographyEdit

Arrow symbolsEdit

Japanese orthographyEdit

Korean orthographyEdit

Coptic alphabetEdit

Osaga alphabetEdit

Bamum alphabetEdit

Musical symbolsEdit

Roman numbersEdit

Number digitsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Unicode Data 12.0.0". Retrieved 2019-03-05.

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