Re: Chinese "departing" tone marks

From: Andrew C. West (
Date: Fri Jun 20 2003 - 10:14:35 EDT

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    On Fri, 20 Jun 2003 08:28:12 -0500, wrote:

    > Hard to say without seeing them, but if they are simply contours, then
    > those are already supported in Unicode by means of ligatures of the five
    > already there. If it's something else, go ahead and send me the scan (with
    > bibliographic details, please); if it's just contours, then I've got
    > samples.

    No, they're just contours.

    It hadn't occurred to me that these contoured tone marks could be represented in
    Unicode by means of ligatures. Are there any fonts that currently support such
    ligatures ?


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