Dot Above Right

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Dot above right is used in the Peh-oe-ji (POJ) orthography for Taiwanese Hokkien. It is used on Oo, to represent the vowel /ɔ/. This letter was introduced by a missionary by the name of Elihu Doty in the 19th century.[1] There are no precomposed letters with this diacritic.

Dot Above Right in Unicode

Characters with Dot Above Right
Combining Dot Above Right

Dot Above Right in Natlangs

Uses of Dot Above Right
Usage Language Letters Notes
Lowered vowel Min Nan (Taiwanese Hokkien dialect, Peh-oe-ji orthography) O͘o͘ /ɔ˥/, Ó͘ó͘ /ɔ˥˩/, Ò͘ò͘ /ɔ˧˩~˨˩/, Ô͘ô͘ /ɔ˩˦~˨˦/, Ō͘ō͘ /ɔ˧/ Oo without the dot above right stands for /o/.[2] The tones represented here are as spoken in Taipei.[3]

See Also


  1. at Wikipedia.
  2. Taiwanese Hokkien, Vowels at Wikipedia.
  3. Taiwanese Hokkien, Tones at Wikipedia.