˧ U+02E7, ˧
MODIFIER LETTER MID TONE BAR
˦
[U+02E6]
Spacing Modifier Letters ˨
[U+02E8]

Translingual

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Letter

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˧

  1. (IPA) A letter representing a mid tone.

Usage notes

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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 letter occurs in ligature with other tone letters, they together indicate the pitch contour of the tone. For example, ˧ means a level mid tone, and ˧˥˩ means one that begins mid, then goes high and ends low.

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