single compartment lower case 'a' used throughout.
the scribe uses double compartment 'A' for the upper case letter.
the looped 'd's are evenly formed with upper loop usually extending back just beyond the line of the lower lobe.
'd' in final position is usually tagged.
a rather fatter lower lobe than usual.
'g's are also double compartment and evenly formed. The lower compartment is oval in shape and larger than the upper compartment.
'g' in final position usually has a looped extension as seen here.
'g' with abbreviation for 'es'.
upper case 'G' with curved extended stroke from the head. In this example the thick part at the top point of the head is because of a collision with a descender from the line above.
the 'h' graph is also consistently formed.
where 'h' follows 's', 'c', 't' or 'g' it is always crossed.
the 'ght' combination.
an open head-stroke for this more emphatic 'h' following the upper case 'T'.
the stem of 'r' is always set at a slant. The shoulder is a short, separate thick stroke, with or without a flourish.
'r' in final position usually has a long flourish curling round above the graph.
'z'-shaped 'r' is regularly used after 'o' and 'e'.
a single long 'r' on the two folios examined.
6-shaped 's' used occasionally as the initial letter.
long 's' used mostly in initial position and always in medial position.
(final 's') a kidney-shaped 's' used in final position. Most examples have the arrow-head extension joining top and bottom of the graph.
(final 's') sigma 's' used occasionally in final position.
'w' in initial position usually has a long approach stroke.
cursive graph which is basically a double 'v' formation with single lobe to finish.
the single example of an alternative loop-headed letter form for 'w'.
the left arm of 'y' is set at an angle and the tail curves gently clockwise.
the fork of 'y' lines up with the lower level of the surrounding graphs.
a more angled turn at the end of the tail.
occasionally the tail is formed with a more generous curve.
thorn is used throughout for all functions. All words which can be contracted using thorn, are contracted.
used here for a verb ending.
yogh is also used frequently, here for the 'z' sound to begin 'zodiac'.
used here for the plural sound of 'tz'.
again used for the 'z' sound.
here used as equivalent to 'gh'.