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Do the notations ⅃⅃⅃ ___ LLL mean anything?

I found a more clear picture. I think they are not letters or characters. They are only decoration for the "大人国". The reason is the angle of view of your picture.You can see your picture carefully ...
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What does the notation 【方】 mean in a Chinese dictionary?

【方】 Is short for 方言. 方言 is defined by mdbg as: topolect / dialect Why saggy is considered topolectical or dialectical, though, is beyond me.
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Is "(t 某某, s 某某)" accepted notation for showing traditional and simplified characters together?

Never. Although you may think such notation is convenient, Chinese people really dislike using Latin notations in Chinese books, especially for linguistics. They use: "动" instead of "v....
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Notations For Typo Corrections In Chinese Texts

These are the notations for corrections in text. What you are asking for is No.4.
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What is the name of this tonal marking system?

It's called 发圈法. 《内江市志 方言》: here it says: 标调用传统的四角发圈法 so we have (四角)发圈法 百度百科:发圈法 发圈法 发圈法,是指一种标记声调的方法。 能够独立区别意义的调值的类别称为调类。调类可以从共时角度编号并命名,也可以参考历时因素命名。 汉语方言的调类系统大多与中古汉语的平、上、去、入四声系统和声母的清浊系统有对应关系,...
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When handwriting, is there a standard way of indicating a less-common pronunciation due to 多音字?

There is no special way to indicate which pinyin you should use for a 多音字. The context determines it all. 人很好吃 (not enough context. Is it people are delicious or people love eating?) 他这个人一向好吃 (hào​...
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When handwriting, is there a standard way of indicating a less-common pronunciation due to 多音字?

In GF (现代规范汉语词典)they occasionally specify which reading to use, between parentheses after the word in question, apparently in order to avoid ambiguity. It's not done systematically, but it is done ...
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What does 'xing' in adsotrans dictionary mean?

It refers to "adjective", from the Chinese word 形容词 (xíng​róng​cí​) = "adjective": Unit: Adjective NOTE: this category covers adjectival noun [compound] headers (ie. ...
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