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Bpmf-o.svg
U+311B, ㄛ
BOPOMOFO LETTER O

[U+311A]
Bopomofo
[U+311C]

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
2 strokes

Letter[edit]

  • type: monophthong rhyme
  • general transliteration: o
  • keyboard key: I

Descendants[edit]


Chinese[edit]

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Glyph origin[edit]

Old variant of ㄛ (around 1932)
Old variant of ㄛ (around 1949)

Derived from 𠀀, inhalation, the reverse of and an ancient form of (Mandarin: ).

Etymology[edit]

Derived from 𠀀, inhalation, the reverse of and an ancient form of (Mandarin: ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Letter[edit]

  1. 23rd letter of the Zhuyin alphabet
  2. 33rd letter of the extended Zhuyin alphabet

Phoneme[edit]

  1. (general, except for Hokkien) Sound IPA(key): /ɔ/ (Pinyin: o), which is commonly present in Chinese.
  2. (when pronounced alone) Sound IPA(key): /ˀɔ/ (Pinyin: o)
  3. (obsolete, up until 1920) Sound IPA(key): /ɤ/
    .
    alt. forms: obsolete,
  4. (when preceded by a labial initial consonant (, , , , )) Sound IPA(key): /wɔ/ (Pinyin: o)
    alt. forms: ㄨㄛ rarely
  5. (some dialects, including Hokkien) Sound IPA(key): /o/ (Pinyin: o).
  6. (southern Taiwanese dialects) Sound IPA(key): /ə/ (Pinyin: or).

References[edit]


Northern Qiandong Miao[edit]

Letter[edit]

  1. 32nd letter of the Hmu Zhuyin alphabet.

Phoneme[edit]

  1. sound IPA(key): /o/ (Hutton): o, e

References[edit]

  • Joakim Enwall, A Myth Become Reality Vol.1 (Stockholm, 1994) page 198