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Ɓ ɓ
Ƈ ƈ
Ɗ ɗ
Ƒ ƒ
Ɠ ɠ
Ƙ ƙ
ɱ
Ƥ ƥ
ʠ
Ƭ ƭ
Ʋ ʋ
Ƴ ƴ
Ȥ ȥ
The hook in Times New Roman

In typesetting, the hook (Vietnamese: dấu hỏi) is a diacritic mark placed on top of vowels in the Vietnamese alphabet. In shape it looks like a tiny question mark without the dot underneath. For example, a capital A with a hook is "Ả", and a lower case "u" with a hook is "ủ". It functions as a tone marker. Vowels with this symbol are pronounced with a falling then rising tone. The hook is usually written to the right of the circumflex in conventional Vietnamese orthography. If Vietnamese characters are unavailable, it is often replaced by a question mark after the vowel (VIQR encoding).

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The Basic modern Latin alphabet
Aa Bb Cc Dd Ee Ff Gg Hh Ii Jj Kk Ll Mm Nn Oo Pp Qq Rr Ss Tt Uu Vv Ww Xx Yy Zz
Letters using hook sign

history palaeography derivations diacritics punctuation numerals Unicode list of letters ISO/IEC 646

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