Palatalization sign [ʲ] turns automatically to [j] in the database

After I write a IPA transcription with superscript sign [ʲ] it is saves normally. But when I refresh and view the entry again, superscript letter becomes regular [j] that makes a total mess in the transcription field. So [bʲa] becomes [bja] etc.
I have check this with other IPA supersctipt letters (ʲʳʰʷ) and they all become regular ones. [bʲamʳatʰalʷaʷ] --> [bjamrathalwaw]


That’s just because Memrise doesn’t handle some Unicode characters.

No, I think this is recent bug, because I used superscript letters in the course I published 6 months ago (, but now it has this problem in its database. Old letters stay the same the problem is only with letters I enter now.

I experimented with superscript letters and sometimes they become regular sometimes not. I don’t know what is the pattern here.

I have the same Problem, I wanted to make a Math Course and use superscript numbers… they all turn into normal numbers when I reload the page.

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Seems to still be a problem. I wanted to use the velarization sign (eg. in /gˠeːl’in’/) in Irish pronunciation hints, but it gets turned into ɣ (so I get /gɣeːl’in’/).

Thankfully in Irish velarized consonants aren’t phonemically distinct from non-velarized so it is not much of a problem, but I wanted this sign to be there to mark a velar glide before front vowels. And I mark palatalized ones with /’/ anyway…

But in a tool for language learning it is pretty frustrating.

If it helps for comparing to your course and find out what to do about it, I’ve used unicode symbols successfully in this course:
Not sure why it wouldn’t work for you.

Are you using superscript formatting like HTML <sup>j</sup> or the true Unicode character ʲ?
If the former, I’m not surprised you lose the formatting.
If the latter, I’m shocked :flushed: