'a' is almost always straight-sided with horizontal cross-bar or a more conventional double compartment graph, though see version 3.
the only single compartment 'a' on the three folios examined.
the scribe has an array of upper case 'A's which he seems to enjoy experimenting with.
the scribe's 'd's are evenly formed with a lower lobe with straight right side and a reverse loop above, leading to the curved stroke which closes the head of the lower lobe.
the comma-like addition following the 'd' is presumably this scribe's method of providing the tag.
the tail of 'g' frequently turns clockwise to a horizontal and curves back on itself to finish.
'g's in final position are frequently tagged.
the scribe sometimes treats the tail-stroke of 'h' in the same way as the tail of 'g'.
a simpler treatment of 'h'. The limb descends vertically, and a short tail continues clockwise.
an elaborate curl added to the head of the stem of upper case 'H'.
a different form of the upper case letter with floreated head.
modern 'r' is used in all positions except after 'o' and round-bodied graphs.
'z'-shaped 'r' is used specifically only after 'o' and after round-bodied graphs such as 'p' and 'b'. The graph resembles two diamond shapes one above the other. The otiose stroke descends from the left point of the lower diamond shape and may be seen in this example.
'r' in final position is sometimes flourished.
'z'-shaped 'r' after 'p'.
long 's' is always used in initial and medial positions. This is the scribe's usual example with stem ending with slight curve to the left.
8-shaped 's' is always used in final position. It may be with or without a tag addition.
the scribe's version of long 's' used on the opening folio. The stroke continues in a graceful curve beneath preceding graphs. A fine bar is set at right angles at the tip of the head-stroke.
upper case 'S' with double parallel lines as decoration.
the 'w' used most frequently by the scribe with left limb curving to the left at the head and the middle arm extending above the level of the body of the graph and turning to the right.
occasionally the scribe uses this simpler version.
an odd variation on the first folio of the manuscript as the first letter in a line.
the upper case 'W' which is the same as the lower case example in version 1.
the scribe's 'y' is very like a thorn. It always has a curved stroke as a dot above the graph.
the left stroke forms a straight side and peters out into a thin fine line which serves as a tail.
yogh is used as equivalent of both 'y' and 'gh.
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another of the scribe's fancy forms of upper case 'A'.
'M' with curious backwards 'B' at the left side.
2-shaped element to the left and double parallel lines within.
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'L; with curved extended stroke at the foot.
another form of 'A'.
the scribe often uses a sequence of upper case letters decorated with dots.
face included as decoration at the left side of the graph.
sail-like decoration of the ascender.
trailing extension to 's' as the final letter in the line.
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