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Furigana (ふりがな), also called yomigana, are kana printed next to a kanji or other character to indicate its pronunciation. In horizontal text, they are above the character; in vertical text, they are to the right of the character. They are one type of ruby text.


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  • What is ruby? (http://www.w3.org/TR/2001/REC-ruby-20010531/#what) in Ruby Annotation W3C Recommendation 31 May 2001

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