The Hyphen

The Hyphen :

The Hyphen is used for joining the parts of a compound word.

1. bathing-place
2. a man-eating tiger
3. table-tennis
4. income-tax

Sometimes to indicate a span of years…

1. 1914-1918
2. 1914-18

A hyphen, like the dash, is formed by a horizontal line, but the line is shorter.

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