<rp> HTML element is used to provide fall-back parentheses for browsers that do not support display of ruby annotations using the
<ruby> element. One
<rp> element should enclose each of the opening and closing parentheses that wrap the
<rt> element that contains the annotation's text.
This element only includes the global attributes.
- Ruby annotations are for showing pronunciation of East Asian characters, like using Japanese furigana or Taiwanese bopomofo characters. The
<rp>element is used in the case of lack of
<ruby>element support; the
<rp>content provides what should be displayed in order to indicate the presence of a ruby annotation, usually parentheses.
If your browser does not support ruby annotations, the result looks like this instead:
The end tag can be omitted if the element is immediately followed by an
<rt> or another
or if there is no more content in the parent element.
be positioned immediately before or after an
|Implicit ARIA role
|No corresponding role
|Permitted ARIA roles
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