This template is used to add furigana e.g. phonetic kana above kanji, or other characters from various languages, to aid readers by clarifying rare, non-standard or ambiguous characters.
When using non-Japanese text, the language must be specified using an IETF language tag (commonly-used ones are "en" for English, "ko" for Korean, and "zh" for Chinese) via the "lang" parameter:
Ruby markup is styled with CSS in MediaWiki:Common.css allowing it to appear properly in Mozilla Firefox, which doesn't natively support the markup.
- ↑ Mandelin, C. (2014, March 11). This Is Why Japanese Games Have Small Text on Top of Normal Text. Legends of Localization. Retrieved on 2018-08-28.
- Template:Ruby-ja on Wikipedia
- Template:Ruby-zh-b on Wikipedia
- Template:Ruby-zh-p on Wikipedia