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  2. Comma - Wikipedia

    The enumeration or ideographic comma — U+3001 、 IDEOGRAPHIC COMMA — is used in Chinese, Japanese punctuation, and somewhat in Korean punctuation. In the People's Republic of China and in North/South Korea, this comma ( t 頓號 , s 顿号 , p dùnhào ) is usually used only to separate items in lists, while in Japan it is the more common ...

  3. COMMA | definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

    comma meaning: 1. the symbol , used in writing to separate parts of a sentence showing a slight pause, or to…. Learn more.

  4. A comma is a punctuation mark that indicates a pause in a sentence or separates items in a list. A comma is also used before the words "and" or "but" to join two independent clauses.

  5. Meet the comma (video) | Khan Academy

    It's this super-useful multi-tool. It's the superhero of a piece of punctuation. So we're not going to cover all of that in this video. The most important thing to remember about the comma is what it does is separate sentence elements. It can separate clauses, it can separate items in a list, it can separate dates.

  6. Comma Splice | Definition, Examples, & Rules - Scribbr

    Comma splices often occur when conjunctive adverbs are mistaken for coordinating conjunctions and used in a similar way. To fix this, replace the comma with a semicolon or a period, or use a coordinating conjunction instead. Examples: Comma splice caused by a conjunctive adverb. I don’t speak French, however I wish I did.

  7. How to Use a Comma and a Semicolon: What's the Difference

    A comma is used to separate items in a list, She ate an apple, a sandwich, a cookie, and a granola bar. [The comma before and is called the Oxford Comma or the Series Comma and is not always necessary.] A comma is used to separate two or more adjectives that modify the same noun. The shirt had blue, green, yellow, and orange flowers on it.

  8. Comma: Rules to Use Correctly | Editor’s Manual

    Use the comma as follows: 1. In a list or series. We serve cupcakes, cookies, and prophecies. 2. To separate independent clauses. Make a list of tasks, and check them off as you go. 3. After a subordinate clause.

  9. What is a comma and when do I use it? - English Grammar

    What is a comma? At the end of a sentence, you will find a full stop. This is an indication that the sentence is over. However, a comma will indicate that you should take a smaller break. And, might also be referred to as a soft pause. It can separate ideas within a sentence, clauses, and words. There are a few rules about how to use a comma ...

  10. Commas vs. Semicolons - Purdue OWL® - Purdue University

    Commas vs. Semicolons in Compound Sentences. For more information on semicolons, please see the "90-Second Semicolon" vidcast series on the Purdue OWL YouTube Channel. A group of words containing a subject and a verb and expressing a complete thought is called a sentence or an independent clause. Sometimes, an independent clause stands alone as ...

  11. Comma operator (,) - JavaScript | MDN - MDN Web Docs

    The comma operator has the lowest precedence of all operators. If you want to incorporate a comma-joined expression into a bigger expression, you must parenthesize it. The comma operator is completely different from commas used as syntactic separators in other locations, which include: Elements in array initializers ([1, 2, 3])