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CUL Gg. 4.27 Scribe
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3. USA, Columbia, Missouri, University of Missouri, Fragmenta Manuscripta 150
Current Manuscript:USA, Columbia, MO, University of Missouri MS Fragmenta Manuscripta 150
Sampled Folios:1v
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Usage: as
the scribe uses anglicana 'a' in the English portion of the text.
Usage: nat
Usage: fortuna
single compartment secretary 'a' used in the Latin portion of the text on this single folio.
Usage: amicos
secretary 'a' with fine hair-line head stroke
Usage: fideliu(m)
the scribe uses both looped and unlooped 'd'.
Usage: good
cursive 'd'.
Usage: vndir
Usage: descou(er)ith
Usage: good
8-shaped anglicana 'g' alternates with the secretary form.
Usage: gen??
tailed 'g' with small hump at the end of the tail.
Usage: integer
Usage: horribilis
straight stem of 'h' with turned foot at the base of the stem. A trailing tail-stroke which follows a clockwise direction beneath the graph and ends in a straight line with downward curve to finish.
Usage: mochel
'h' with open head and sharply angled turn to the right of the tail-stroke, again ending in a straight line.
Usage: schalt
Usage: schewith
Usage: riht
long 'r' used in initial, medial and final positions.
Usage: horribilis
'z'-shaped 'r' is used at random, not only after 'o' and 'e'. Here the 'z'-shaped letter is followed by long 'r'.
Usage: querere
modern 'r' is also used on this folio in medial and final positions.
Usage: hir
long 'r' in final position with flourish.
Usage: sche
long 's' is used in initial and medial positions.
Usage: aȝens
sigma 's' is used in final position.
Usage: mentes
kidney-shaped 's' is used consistently in final position in the Latin portion of this folio.
Usage: amicos
sigma 's' is not found in final position in the short Latin fragment.
Usage: wenen
'w' is consistently formed with closed head loops and 'B'-shaped element to the right.
Usage: whan
Usage: whan
Usage: schewith
Thorn and Yogh
Usage: þu
thorn is used for articles and adjectives as well as verb endings. It is also used with superscript abbreviations.
Usage: bifalliþ
vertical stem for thorn and open head.
Usage: aȝens
yogh is used as equivalent to both 'y' and 'g' on this folio.
Usage: ȝit
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