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

From: <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 24 Dec 2015 09:51:33 +0000
To: Greg Eck <greck@postone.net>, "public-i18n-mongolian@w3.org" <public-i18n-mongolian@w3.org>
Message-ID: <567BC025.3010405@w3.org>
On 24/12/2015 09:49, ishida@w3.org 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 http://www.w3.org/International/questions/qa-ruby 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).

ri
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