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|Unicode name||MODIFIER LETTER HIGH TONE BAR|
|Unicode block||Spacing Modifier Letters|
- When this symbol occurs in combination with other tone letters, they indicate the pitch contour of the tone. For example, ˥˥ means a tone that begins extra-high and ends extra-high and ˨˩˦ means one that begins low, then goes extra-low and ends high.