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Summary

The HTML <rt> Element embraces pronunciation of characters presented in a ruby annotations, which are used to describe the pronunciation of East Asian characters. This element is always used inside a <ruby> element.

Content categories None.
Permitted content Phrasing content.
Tag omission None, both the starting and ending tag are mandatory.
Permitted parent elements A <ruby> element.
DOM interface HTMLElement

Attributes

This element only includes the global attributes.

Example

<ruby>
  漢 <rt>Kan</rt>
  字 <rt>ji</rt>
</ruby>

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WHATWG HTML Living Standard
The definition of '<rt>' in that specification.
Living Standard  
HTML5
The definition of '<rt>' in that specification.
Recommendation  

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 5.0 38 (38) 5.0 Not supported 5.0
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) 38.0 (38) (Yes) Not supported (Yes)

See also

Document Tags and Contributors

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