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HTML <rt> Tag


Example

A ruby annotation:

<ruby>
漢 <rt> ㄏㄢˋ </rt>
</ruby>
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Definition and Usage

The <rt> tag defines an explanation or pronunciation of characters (for East Asian typography) in a ruby annotation.


Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the element.

Element
<rt> 5.0 12.0 5.5 38.0 5.0 15.0

Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The <rt> tag is new in HTML5.



Default CSS Settings

Most browsers will display the <rt> element with the following default values:

rt {
    line-height: normal;
}