Re: U+1885 / U+1886 changed from Letter to Mark

On 24/12/2015 09:49, wrote:
> On 23/12/2015 15:05, Greg Eck wrote:
>> Richard,
>> What do you mean by a ruby - in your comment below?
> 'ruby' is an interlinear or intercharacter (in Trad Chinese) annotation
> commonly used in Japanese and Chinese to provide phonetic glosses for
> han characters that the user is not expected to know.  It can also be
> used for other more semantic purposes.
> see for examples

it may be referred to in japanese as furigana (although actually 
furigana is only the type of annotation that uses kana annotations – for 
example, you can also find furikanji and roman annotations).


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