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I use https://www.yellowbridge.com/chinese/dictionary.php as my primary dictionary. For 用, and any character whose 拼音 would be "yong," the given 注音 on this site is always ㄧㄨㄥ. However, when inputting characters on a 注音 keyboard, it does not accept ㄧㄨㄥ, but rather ㄩㄥ. Additionally, a Taiwanese friend has told me that there is no such thing as ㄧㄨㄥ.

So is ㄧㄨㄥ just a weird alternate (but still correct) rendering of the sound in 注音? Or is this dictionary site in error, and it actually should always be ㄩㄥ?

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    "ㄧㄨ" can't make a sound in Chinese. It is a mistake. "ㄩㄥ" is correct. – r13 Apr 10 at 21:36
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Duke University hosts a: Character Conversion Table that may be of good reference for you.

  • ㄧㄨㄥ = yi + weng
  • ㄩㄥ = yong

I'd highly recommend not using yellowbridge.

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