Betekenis van:

Zelfstandig naamwoord
  • het kleinst hoorbare interval
  • anglewing butterfly with a comma-shaped mark on the underside of each hind wing



Zelfstandig naamwoord
  • leesteken dat een korte pauze aangeeft
  • a punctuation mark (,) used to indicate the separation of elements within the grammatical structure of a sentence



  1. I’d suggest a comma.
  2. I’d suggest removing the comma.
  3. I’d suggest inserting a comma.
  4. I suggest putting a comma here.
  5. For an English speaker every comma is to be avoided.
  6. In another paragraph, he put in a comma.
  7. Tom is sad, as in German sentences he is often separated from Mary by a comma.
  8. He looked at me with consternation, saying that he must put a comma somewhere.
  9. Tom is sad because he is often separated from Mary in German sentences by a comma.
  10. The word that Mary had, just before the comma, to enrage Tom, was the word "erased".
  11. The Oxford comma is awkward, unnecessary, and cannot be carried over to languages other than English.
  12. The Greeks invented the comma, not for their literature but for their actors, to warn them to take a deep breath in preparation of an upcoming long phrase; thus a comma represents a pause.
  13. The book reviewer who detects a missing comma, immediately feels elevated to the level of the writer.
  14. My attitude to the comma is physiological; the more breath I have, the fewer commas I use.
  15. In my language, the "," is called comma, the ";" is called semicolon, ":" is called colon, "..." are called ellipsis, and this sentence ends with a period.