Yale romanization analyzes Cantonese syllables in terms of an optional initial and an obligatory final (e.g., cheung = ch + eung). The tone mark is always placed over the first letter of the final (e.g., chèung). As you mentioned, h is used after the vowel (more accurately the syllable nucleus) in syllables to denote tones 4, 5, and 6 (e.g., chèuhng). While ...


One could always argue that if you find it annoying to copy/paste 𨳒, you're using it too much, and should clean up your vocabulary :-) It all depends on the platform you're using. I'm on a Mac (laptop) and Android (phone/tablet). On my Mac, I have customized an old Jyutping IME by Dominic Yu, based on the LSHK table. I added 𨳒 (and many other things) to ...


The character 「𨳒」 is in the Unicode CJK Unified Ideographs Extension B, which may not be supported by all operating systems and IMEs. Some IMEs support it but the feature is disabled by default. For a Cangjie IME that supports extension B, the code is 日弓火 (anf).

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