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@Michael Buen I see where you're coming from. However, please look at other characters that end with -ia: 加 jiā ㄐㄧㄚ 俩 liǎ ㄌㄧㄚˇ 掐 qiā ㄑㄧㄚ 虾 xiā ㄒㄧㄚ It is pretty clear that -ia is just ㄧㄚ . There is no need to use two ㄧ. (Chinese phonology does not distinguish between bi-ia and bi-a.) Therefore, biā should probably be ㄅㄧㄚ. On a second note, I have never ...

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