˧ redirects here. For the hangul letter, see ㅓ. For the reversed turnstile, see ⊣.
|Register (level) tone|
|˥ ˦ ˧ ˨ ˩|
|˥˧ ˦˨ ˧˩ ˥˩
˩˧ ˨˦ ˧˥ ˩˩˧
˧˥˦ ˦˩˨ ˨˩˧
|The contour-tone letters are composed as sequences:
˥˧ → ˥˧, ˨˩˧ → ˨˩˧
Tone letters are letters that represent the tones of a language, most commonly in languages with contour tones.
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