EDIT This symbol is used (primarily by scholars of Chinese languages/dialects) to represent an alveolar or dental apical vowel. Its equivalent representation in the IPA is [z̩] (the voiced alveolar fricative U+007A with a syllabic diacritic U+0329).
 
EDIT International Phonetic Alphabet

+ Consonant

+ Alternatives // unknown
+ Former versions // unknown
+ Origin // Latin alphabet, small letter
+ Visual characterization // reversed small letter r with fishhook

+ This symbol is not used in the IPA
+ IPA alternative // [z̩]


Synonyms

English
+ Official name in the IPA // ›unrounded dental vowel‹
+ Turned Iota


+ Source //
Principles of the International Phonetic Association, London, 1949. /
Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 1989. /
Wikipedia. Die Liste der IPA-Zeichen & History of the International Phonetic Alphabet. /
Handbook of the International Phonetic Association: A Guide to the Use of the International Phonetic Alphabet. /
Pullum, Geoffrey and William A. Ladusaw. Phonetic Symbol Guide. Second edition.
 
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U+027F LATIN SMALL LETTER REVERSED R WITH FISHHOOK
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