*Symbol* | *Name* | *Purpose* |

!! | [[pling?]] | logical NOT |

" | [[doublequote?]] |

# | hash | prefixes comments |

$ | dollar | field reference operator and regular expression anchor |

% | [[percent?]] |

& | [[ampersand?]] |

' | [[apostrophe?]] |

* | [[asterisk?]] | multiplication operator and regular expression operator |

+ | [[plus?]] | optional positive number prefix, addition operator and regular expression operator |

, | [[comma?]] | separates items in a list |

!- | [[hyphen?]] | negative number prefix, subtraction operator, regular expression range operator |

. | dot | decimal point and regular expression operator |

/ | slash | division operator and regular expression enclosure |

: | [[colon?]] |

; | semicolon | statement separator, rule separator |

< | [[lessthan?]] |

= | [[equals?]] |

> | [[greaterthan?]] |

? | [[hook?]] |

@ | [[snail?]] |

![ | [[openbox?]] |

\ | backslash | escape sequence prefix |

!] | [[closebox?]] |

^ | [[caret?]] | regular expression anchor and compliment box indicator |

!_ | [[underscore?]] |

` | [[backtick?]] |

| [[pipe?]] | regular expression alternation operator |

~ | tilde | regular expression binding operator |

[x] | [[x_lower_case_x?]] |