◌̣

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◌̣ U+0323, ̣
COMBINING DOT BELOW
◌̢
[U+0322]
Combining Diacritical Marks ◌̤
[U+0324]

Translingual edit

Diacritical mark edit

◌̣

  1. (NAPA) retracted articulation:
    (on an alveolar letter) retroflex, e.g. ⟨ṭ ḍ ṣ ẓ ṇ ḷ⟩,
    (on an velar letter) uvular, e.g. ⟨ḳ x̣ ṛ⟩.
  2. (Voice Quality Symbols) "whispery" voice (murmured phonation in IPA parlance).
    Sometimes used for actual whisper (voiceless phonation).
  3. (Teuthonista) close/high articulation, equivalent to IPA ◌̝.
    On the letter a, it means the vowel is fronted.
    Doubling for intensity is side-by-side: ◌̤.
  4. (IPA) A close articulation (e.g. a higher vowel, fricative approximant – currently ◌̝).
  5. (IPA, obsolete) Retroflex articulation.

Synonyms edit

  • (NAPA): ◌̇ may be used on letters with a descender.

Antonyms edit

  • (antonym(s) of "NAPA"): ◌̯

Asturian edit

Diacritical mark edit

◌̇

  1. A diacritical mark of the Latin script, called puntu inferior (dot below) in Asturian, and found on / and /.

Vietnamese edit

Diacritical mark edit

 ̣

  1. A diacritical mark of the Latin script, called dấu nặng (heavy mark) in Vietnamese, and found on /, /, /, /, /, /, /, /, /, /, / and /. Used to indicate mid-falling, glottalized, short tone.

Usage notes edit

In Vietnamese signmaking, this tone mark may be written as a vertical line, much like  ̩.