https://www.duolingo.com/Mr.rM

Please put Ruby Characters above the Kanji

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See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruby_character

This can help to learn the pronunciation of kanjis.

October 27, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/Usagiboy7
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I had never known people referred to furigana as ruby characters before. So, I have learned something new. :)

October 27, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Mr.rM
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Haha, seems that it is the web developers' way to call them. Furigana (振り仮名、ふりがな) is a better term. :P

October 27, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Usagiboy7
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I wonder if adding the furigana in the drop-down hints would be more feasible than the programming required to provide hovering furigana above the sentences.

October 30, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Mr.rM
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That's also nice, though may not be seen with a mobile phone.

October 31, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/nae_64
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I agree!

October 27, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Risu_kun

If anything, ruby characters could help with Duolingo's ongoing TTS issues.

October 29, 2017
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