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U+A712, ꜒
MODIFIER LETTER EXTRA-HIGH LEFT-STEM TONE BAR

[U+A711]
Modifier Tone Letters
[U+A713]

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  1. (IPA) A symbol representing an (extra-)high (top) tone.

Usage notes[edit]

  • These 'reversed' tone letters are used to indicate tone sandhi. For example, ˧꜒ after a word or syllable indicates that it has a mid tone in isolation, but a high tone in the current environment.
  • When this symbol occurs in combination with other tone letters, they indicate the pitch contour of the tone. For example, ꜒꜒ means a level extra-high tone, and ꜕꜖꜓ means one that begins low, then goes extra-low and ends high.

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