on 1/24/00 3:02 AM, Marco.Cimarosti@icl.com at Marco.Cimarosti@icl.com
> Frank Tank wrote:
>> 302A;IDEOGRAPHIC LEVEL TONE MARK;...
>> 302B;IDEOGRAPHIC RISING TONE MARK;...
>> 302C;IDEOGRAPHIC DEPARTING TONE MARK;...
>> 302D;IDEOGRAPHIC ENTERING TONE MARK;...
> I think they are old marks used by sinologues; they are to be combined with
> ideographs, not with bopomofo or pinyin (note also "IDEOGRAPHIC" in the
> character names). The only place I have seen them is on Bernard Karlgren's
> works about Chinese etymology (early 20th century).
Legge's _The Chinese Classics_ uses them, as do some current editions of
classical literature. Yes, they're only to be used with ideographs.
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