Turned h with fishhook

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ʮ (turned h with fishhook) is a symbol from extensions to IPA for apical dental rounded syllabic alveolar fricative. That is, it is the "z" sound in English pronounced with rounded lips, and treated as a vowel in a syllable. It is used by Sinologists when transcribing words from various languages. The standard IPA notation would be [z̩ʷ]. See Obsolete and nonstandard symbols in the International Phonetic Alphabet for more information.


In Unicode, this letter is encoded at U+02AE ʮ LATIN SMALL LETTER TURNED H WITH FISHHOOK (HTML ʮ).