Palindrome facts for kids

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Greek palindrome on the font
Palindrome on the font at St Martin, Ludgate

A palindrome is a word, sentence, or number that reads the same from left to right as from right to left. Punctuation does not matter, but letters and digits do. All alphabetic languages have palindromes.

Examples of Palindromes

Sator Square at Opp├Ęde
The Sator Square.
Berg lulu palindrome mirror point
Center part of palindrome in Alban Berg's opera Lulu

Words

  • Mum
  • mom
  • Dad
  • Deed
  • Level
  • Pop
  • Nun
  • Bib
  • Wow
  • Racecar
  • Madam
  • Radar
  • Malayalam
  • Nitin
  • Kayak
  • eye
  • tot
  • bob

Sentences

  • Was it a cat I saw?
  • Do geese see God?
  • Rats live on no evil star.
  • Never odd or even.
  • Madam, I'm Adam.
  • Hang a salami I'm a lasagna hog
  • Top stop

Numbers

  • 11
  • 121
  • 212
  • 232
  • 353
  • 454
  • 9009
  • 56065
  • 121121

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