TalkBank CA Characters

The modifications and specifications of CA that were made to adapt for the CLAN editor were as follows:

Special Characters:

  Character Name Char Function F1 + Unicode
1 up-arrow shift to high pitch up arrow 2191
2 down-arrow shift to low pitch down arrow 2193
3 double arrow tilted up rising to high (?) 1 21D7
4 single arrow tilted up rising to mid (¿) 2 2197
5 level arrow level (,) 3 2192
6 single arrow tilted down falling to mid (;) 4 2198
7 double arrow tilted down falling to low (.) 5 21D8
8 infinity mark unmarked ending 6 221E
9 double wavy equals +≈ continuation within speaker = 2248
10 triple wavy equals +≋ continuation across other speaker + 224B
11 triple equal ≡uptake (turn internal) u 2261
12 raised period inhalation . 2219
13 open bracket top top begin overlap [ 2308
14 close bracket top top end overlap ] 2309
15 open bracket bottom bottom begin overlap shift [ 230A
16 closed bracket bottom bottom end overlap shift ] 230B
17 up triangle ∆faster∆ "> <" right arrow 2206
18 down triangle ∇slower∇ "< >" left arrow 2207
19 low asterisk ⁎creaky⁎ * 204E
20 double question mark ⁇unsure⁇ / 2047
21 degree sign ° °softer° zero 00B0
22 fisheye ◉louder◉ ) 25C9
23 low bar ▁low pitch▁ d 2581
24 high bar ▔high pitch▔ h 2594
25 smiley ☺smile voice☺ l 263A
26 breathy ♋breathy♋ b 264B
27 double integral ∬whisper∬ w 222C
28 upsilon with dialytika Ϋ Ϋ yawn Ϋ y 03AB
29 clockwise contour integral ∲ singing ∲ s 222E
30 section marker § § precise§ p 00A7
31 tilde constriction∾ n 223E
32 half circle ↻pitch reset r 21BB
33 capital H with dasia laugh in a word c 1F29

Note: ≋ and ≈ are followed by +≋ and +≈ and both require new speaker IDs; ≡ does not. The ≋ marks an interruption by another and then a continuation by the first speaker. The ≈ is within a single speaker's overall turn.

This is the end of the special CA codes. The next ones are for other special purposes:
  Character Name Char Function F2 + Unicode
34 lower quote tag or sentence final particle t 201E
35 double dagger vocative or summons v 2021
36 dot Arabic dot , 0323
37 raised h ʰ Arabic aspiration H 02B0
38 macron ā Hebrew stressed syllable - 0304
39 glottal ʔ glottal stop q 0294
40 reverse glottal ʕ Hebrew glottal Q 0295
41 caron š caron ; 030C
42 raised stroke ˈ primary stress 1 02C8
43 lowered stroke ˌ secondary stress 2 02CC
44 open paren begin phono group < 2039
45 closed paren end phono group > 203A
46 open paren begin sign group { 3014
47 closed paren end sign group } 3015
48 open double quote begin quote ' 201C
49 closed double quote end quote " 201D