characteristic flat-topped upper lobe.
an oval lower lobe and upper lobe with flat top.
a very distinctive upper case graph.
this scribe's 'd' graph is very evenly formed.
the lower lobe is squared off with hairline stroke connecting back from the angled lobe.
first 'g' in this word. The 'g' graph is consistently formed with two squarish lobes with upper lobe set slightly ahead of the lower lobe.
the hairline connector between the two sides of the lower compartment is almost invisible in this example and the two sides appear unconnected.
'g' in final position with slight upturn on the tag to the right of the upper compartment.
upper case 'G'.
the limb and tail-stroke are short and contained. There is frequently an angled foot at the base of the stem.
the head-stroke of 'h' is separate from the stem.
upper case 'H' with hook on the left side at the top of the shaft. The angled foot of the shaft has a spike where the scribe has placed his quill to make the angled stroke.
modern 'r' is used throughout in all positions except when replaced by 'z'-shaped 'r'.
'r' in final position with flourish representative of missing 'e'.
'z'-shaped 'r' after 'y'.
long 's' is always used in initial position.
kidney-shaped 's' is used in final position on almost every occasion.
the scribe also has this 's' in his repertoire for final position.
'w' always has the 'B'-shaped element to the right.
the angled left limb usually has a hairline stroke connecting to the head of the middle limb.
the tail of 'y' is usually short and stumpy. It may be curled round as here or straighter as in version 3.
Usage: ȝer to yer
there are no thorns on the folios examined and only the occasional use of yogh which is used here to represent the 'y' in 'yer' which is present in the second example of the word.
yogh used here for the 'z' sound in this word.
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