The ' character has number 39 in ASCII and code U+0027 in Unicode. It is used as: ' may also refer to:

  • Apostrophe (as straight version of the character), a punctuation mark, and sometimes a diacritical mark
  • Single quotation mark (as straight version of the and characters)

Other similarly looking characters include:


Accents, pronunciation, or stressEdit

Diacritical marksEdit

  • Acute accent (´), a diacritic used in many modern written languages
  • Geresh (׳), a sign in Hebrew writing
  • Grave accent (`), a diacritical mark in many written languages

Modifier letter punctuationEdit

Other uses as accents, pronunciation, or stressEdit

Units of measureEdit

  • Prime (symbol) (), used to designate units and for other purposes in mathematics, the sciences, linguistics, and music

See alsoEdit