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  • noun A logogram prefix:
  • noun Marks a long or stressed syllable
  • noun Line marker (as in poetry)
  • noun The emphasis marker (bold, italic, underline)
  • noun (parenthetical; used to supply a synonym)
  • noun A letter rendering the print digraph ly
  • noun ľ
  • noun ḷa
  • noun The rime yun/-ün
  • noun The rime wang/-uang
  • noun The rime am
  • noun |
  • noun Marks non-combining modifiers, such as prosody marks and tone letters


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Invented by Louis Braille, braille cells were arranged in numerical order and assigned to letters of the French alphabet. Most braille alphabets follow this assignment for the 26 letters of the basic Latin alphabet, or for the equivalents of those letters in a non-Latin script.


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