The middle dot is also known by the names interpunct, interpoint, centered (centred) dot and space dot. The dot operator ⋅ (U+22C5) may also be called middle dot. In ancient Latin and several other scripts, the middle dot was used instead of space for separating words.
Middle Dot in Unicode
|Middle Dot||Latin Capital Letter L With Middle Dot||Latin Small Letter L With Middle Dot|
|Note: May be confused with Modifier Letter Half Triangular Colon, ˑ (U+02D1); Bullet, • (U+2022); Bullet Operator, ∙ (U+2219); Dot Operator, ⋅ (U+22C5); or Hyphenation Point, ‧ (U+2027).|
Middle Dot in Natlangs
|Digraph disambiguation||Catalan||Ŀl ŀl /lː/||Ll ll without middle dot stands for /ʎ/.|
- Interpunct at Wikipedia.
- Word divider at Wikipedia.
- Catalan alphabet, Punt volat (middot) at Wikipedia.