See also: ˙ [U+02D9 DOT ABOVE], · [U+00B7 MIDDLE DOT], [U+2027 HYPHENATION POINT], ˑ [U+02D1 MODIFIER LETTER HALF TRIANGULAR COLON], and [U+2E33 RAISED DOT]

U+A78F, ꞏ
LATIN LETTER SINOLOGICAL DOT

[U+A78E]
Latin Extended-D
[U+A790]

Translingual edit

Etymology edit

The middot used as a letter.

Letter edit

  1. (NAPA) vowel length, used in the alphabets of a number of American languages (e.g. see aꞏ). A less-common variant is .
  2. (lexicography) The 'neutral' tone (a toneless syllable) in pinyin, e.g. Mandarin ·ma, or 知道 zhī·dào (pronounced either zhīdào or zhīdao). The zhuyin equivalent is ⟨˙⟩
  3. Used to transliterate the 'Phags-pa letter .

Khoekhoe edit

Letter edit

  1. (obsolete) the dental click, modern ⟨ǀ⟩ (Besides plain ⟨ꞏ⟩, it is also used for the dental click consonants ꞏk ꞏg ꞏn ꞏh ꞏkh ꞏch.)
    See also , ʼ, ʻ.