How to use parentheses in Spanish. Sample sentences are included.
Using the Comma in Spanish
Here are rules for using the comma in Spanish. While the comma is used much as it is in English, there are a few differences, which are explained here with examples.
Using the Colon
How to use the colon in written Spanish.
Apostrophes Rarely Used in Spanish
The apostrophe is quite rare in modern Spanish. Its uses in English should not be imitated.
Use of the Period
Although the period is used in Spanish much like it is in English, there are some differences.
Using the Semicolon
How to use the semicolon in Spanish with examples.
Spanish Punctuation FAQ
A brief FAQ about the use of punctuation in Spanish.
What's with the upside-down question marks and exclamation points?
Answer to the question: What's the deal with the upside-down question marks and exclamation points in Spanish?
Placement of Quotation Marks
Answer to the question: Does punctuation go inside or outside of quotation marks in Spanish?
Introduction to Spanish Punctuation
A brief lesson in the use of punctuation in Spanish.
An overview of how punctuation is used in Spanish and how it is different than English punctuation.
Dividing Spanish Words at the End of a Line
Here are the rules for dividing Spanish words at the end of a line.
Using Hyphens in Spanish
Hyphens are used much less in Spanish than in English. If you're learning Spanish, this will explain how this important punctuation is used.
Angular Quotation Marks
Spanish has three types of punctuation used to indicate quotation marks. One of them not familiar to English speakers is the angular quote mark.
Pronouncing the Decimal Comma
How do you pronounce something like "2,5" in Spanish (note the comma instead of a decimal point)?