HTML <rt> (Ruby Text) Tag

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<p lang="ja" xml:lang="ja">
 漢 <rp>(</rp><rt>かん</rt><rp>)</rp>
 字 <rp>(</rp><rt>じ</rt><rp>)</rp>


The <rt> element is used within a <ruby> tag to create ruby text, or annotations or pronunciation guides for words and phrases.

The base text should be enclosed in a <ruby> element; the annotation, enclosed in an <rt> element, will appear as smaller text above the base text.

Ruby parentheses should be set with <rp> elements to provide fallback for browsers without ruby support.

Note: The <rt> element must be used within the <ruby> element.

Version: HTML5

Standard Syntax


Browser Support


Global Attributes

The <rt> element also supports the Global Attributes in HTML.

Event Attributes

The <rt> element also supports the Event Attributes in HTML.

By Default CSS Value(s)

Most of the browsers will display the <rt> element with the following by default value(s)

rt {
  line-height: normal;

Related Tags:

<rb>, <rbc>, <rp>, <rtc> and <ruby>
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