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I came across the following letter in some documents I'm going through:

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But I can't seem to find this letter in any IPA tables, nor can I find anyway to type this.

How can I find/type this letter?

What's it called?

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The vertical short line marks a syllabic consonant -- when the nucleus of a syllable is a consonant. The interjection hmm in English might be transcribed [m̥m̩].

As the Wikipedia article notes, it's represented in Unicode with combining characters U+0329  ̩ combining vertical line below or U+030D  ̍ combining vertical line above, depending on whether the IPA symbol it's attached to has a descender or ascender.

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