Palindrome Checker

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A palindrome is a type of word play that involves words, phrases, numbers or sequences that read the same backward or forward. The word palindrome comes from Greek roots that mean "running back". Palindromes have been used for centuries in various languages and cultures.

Here are some remarkable examples of palindromes:

  • Words
    • Noon
    • Civic
    • Racecar
    • Level
    • Mom
  • Phrases
    • A man, a plan, a canal – Panama.
    • Dogma I am God.
    • Was it a car or a cat I saw?
    • Race fast, safe car.
  • Numbers
    • 121
    • 12321
    • 24642
    • 2002
  • Sequences
    • DNA bases (ACGT)
    • Musical Notes (ABCDEFG)

Palindromes can be simple or complex, or even funny. Some palindromes are very long and require creativity and skill to construct. The longest single-word palindrome in English is "tattarrattat" (a knock on the door), coined by James Joyce in his novel "Ulysses". The longest single-word palindrome in any language is "saippuakivikauppias" (a soapstone vendor) in Finnish.

Palindromes are fascinating examples of how language can be playful and symmetrical. They challenge us to look at words and sentences from different perspectives and appreciate their hidden meanings and patterns.

This palindrome checker supports any character from any language and works on any modern device.