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The HTML <ruby> Element represents a ruby annotation. Ruby annotations are for showing pronounciation of East Asian characters.


This element only includes the global attributes.


Example 1: Character

  漢 <rp>(</rp><rt>Kan</rt><rp>)</rp>
  字 <rp>(</rp><rt>ji</rt><rp>)</rp>

Example 2: Word

  明日 <rp>(</rp><rt>Ashita</rt><rp>)</rp>


Specification Status Comment
WHATWG HTML Living Standard Living Standard  
HTML5 Candidate Recommendation  

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 5.0 Not supported 5.0 Not supported 5.0
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) Not supported (Yes) Not supported (Yes)

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