See also: ´ [U+00B4 ACUTE ACCENT], ʹ [U+02B9 MODIFIER LETTER PRIME], and ◌́ [U+0301 COMBINING ACUTE ACCENT]

ˊ U+02CA, ˊ
MODIFIER LETTER ACUTE ACCENT
ˉ
[U+02C9]
Spacing Modifier Letters ˋ
[U+02CB]

Translingual edit

Symbol edit

ˊ

  1. (IPA) a high floating tone.
  2. (IPA, obsolete) a rising tone.
    (when contrasted with low ˏ) a high rising tone.

Usage notes edit

(obsolete IPA): The mark is placed before the word or syllable that bears the tone. This use of the symbol has effectively been replaced by Chao tone letters and tone diacritics.

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Mandarin edit

Letter edit

ˊ

  1. The second tone (第二聲第二声) of Mandarin Chinese in Zhuyin script, the 陽平阳平 (yángpíng shēng, light level tone).

See also edit

  • ˇ (third tone), ˋ (fourth tone), ˙ (neutral tone)

Min Nan edit

Diacritical mark edit

ˊ

  1. (Taiwanese Phonetic Symbols) fifth tone (陽平阳平 (yángpíng)).

Skolt Sami edit

Letter edit

ˊ

  1. Alternative form of ʹ

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