˥ U+02E5, ˥
MODIFIER LETTER EXTRA-HIGH TONE BAR
ˤ
[U+02E4]
Spacing Modifier Letters ˦
[U+02E6]

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˥

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

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  • In the illustrations of the IPA Handbook, this letter may come before a word or syllable to indicate prosodic pitch, and after a word or syllable to indicate lexical tone.
  • 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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