'a' is always double compartment with upper compartment frequently larger than the lower one.
sometimes the down stroke curves over at the top, sometimes it is straight, as here.
occasionally the scribe enlarges the letter 'a' in the middle of words. Generally though, the top of 'a' is in line with surrounding graphs.
'd' is always looped and consistently formed.
'g' is also consistently formed, a double compartment graph with triangular lower lobe.
the upper case graph.
generally the tail-stroke continues in a clockwise direction and loops back to connect with the stem.
occasionally there is a counter-clockwise flick from the end of the tail.
both types of tail-stroke are seen in this example.
upper case 'H' is distinctive because of the hook to the left of the stem.
both modern and long 'r's are used in all positions.
'r' in final position with upward flick.
sigma 's' is used in initial position and very occasionally in final position, as in version 3.
8-shaped 's' is used in final position. Occasionally there is an otiose stroke from the upper compartment to finish.
the upper case version of the graph.
'w' is consistently formed with double head loop and 'B'-shaped element at the right.
upper case 'W' is formed in the same way with perhaps a wider leftward extension of the left limb.
Usage: y nome
'y' is sometimes dotted, sometimes not. The tail is generally short with small flick to the right.
'Y' in initial position in a line.
|Thorn and Yogh|
thorn is used frequently in all the usual situations.
the stem of thorn is set at a slant.
Usage: a ȝeins
yogh is only used on a couple of occasions on this folio.
|Upper Case Letters|
an unusual form of upper case 'B'.