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Meaning of “hyphen” - Learner’s Dictionary

hyphen

noun [C]     /ˈhaɪfən/
B2 a mark (-) used to join two words together, or to show that a word has been divided and continues on the next line Punctuation
hyphenated adjective written with a hyphenPunctuation
Translations of “hyphen”
in Arabic شَرطة (-)…
in Korean 하이픈…
in Malaysian tanda sengkang…
in French trait d’union…
in Turkish tire (-), ara çizgi…
in Italian trattino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 連字號…
in Russian дефис…
in Polish łącznik, kreseczka…
in Vietnamese dấu nối…
in Spanish guión…
in Portuguese hífen…
in Thai เครื่องหมายยัติภังค์…
in German der Bindestrich…
in Catalan guionet…
in Japanese ハイフン(-)…
in Indonesian garis pendek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 连字符…
(Definition of hyphen from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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