Glossary of Terms
Like any industry, ours uses a variety of terms. If you want to find out what they mean, you are in the right place! Simply click on a letter to see its list of terms. If the term you are looking for isn't listed in our glossary feel free to contact us so that we may help you as well as add it to our list.
Ruby characters are small, annotative characters placed above or to the side of a Chinese character when writing logographic languages. Typically called just ruby or rubi, such annotations are usually used as a pronunciation guide for relatively obscure characters. It is called an agate in the United States.
See Also: Agate Line