Which punctuation marks are particularly variable across European languages?

question marks
quotation marks
semicolon
exclamation marks
English ‘cat’ or “cat” is trans­lat­ed to French « chat » and German „katze“. Other coun­tries typ­i­cal­ly use one of these styles. In many coun­tries, English quo­ta­tion marks are getting more and more popular due to wide­spread of English key­board­s.

Answers distribution

question marks
quotation marks
semicolon
exclamation marks
answers
flagFinland
10%
90%
0%
0%
10
flagUkraine
7%
74%
0%
18%
27
flagthe United Arab Emirates
7%
71%
14%
7%
14
flagItaly
25%
62%
3%
7%
27
flagCroatia
20%
60%
0%
20%
10
flagAustria
38%
55%
0%
5%
18
flagFrance
17%
52%
4%
26%
23
flagGermany
19%
51%
9%
17%
141
flagRepublic of Ireland
17%
50%
21%
10%
28
flagNorway
15%
50%
30%
3%
26
flagSpain
40%
50%
4%
4%
22
flagSweden
29%
47%
5%
17%
17
flagPoland
26%
45%
11%
16%
9105
flagCanada
25%
45%
4%
25%
24
flagthe United Kingdom
24%
40%
15%
18%
233
flagthe United States
25%
39%
18%
16%
144
flagDenmark
54%
36%
0%
9%
11
flagthe Netherlands
23%
35%
12%
28%
39
flagUnknown
32%
33%
14%
18%
511
flagIndia
35%
28%
14%
21%
14

Gender

men40%
women47%
question marks
28%
26%
quotation marks
40%
47%
semicolon
13%
11%
exclamation marks
18%
15%

Language versions

question
answers
results
flag
Which punctuation marks are particularly variable across European languages?
277
36%

Details

Author: Kasia
Illustration: Horia Varlan
tools
Should this question be improved? Improve it.
Globalquiz questions are translated by users for other users. Translate this question.