double compartment 'a'. This word has been selected to show that sometimes, even in the middle of a word, the scribe's 'a' stands well above surrounding letters.
the scribe also uses a straight-sided 'a' with cross-stroke.
looped 'd' is used throughour and generally has an angular lower lobe.
the final 'd' of the last word in a line with an extra long flourish.
a much more rounded graph.
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the scribe has two shapes of graph for 'g'. This one has an angular upper compartment and oval lower lobe.
in this example, two diamond-shaped lobes are set one above the other with lower lobe bigger than the upper lobe.
'ght' combination. The tail of 'g' operates in reverse, turning counter-clockwise to complete the lower compartment.
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the tail-stroke is frequently looped round to form a complete circle. The head stroke is often left open.
the head stroke frequently arches above more than one following graph.
in the 'ght' combination, 'h' is often crossed.
upper case letter as the first letter of a folio.
long 'r' is used in every position except after 'o'.
'z'-shaped 'r' with or without a thick otiose stroke (as in version 3) used after 'o'.
the extra stroke on 'r' is so exaggerated it takes up more space than the graph itself.
long 'r' in final position with small curled flourish to finish.
sigma 's' is used in initial position.
sigma 's' is also used in final position.
long 's' only used in medial position on this folio.
there is almost no variation at all in this complicated graph.
upper case version exactly the same.
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again 'y' is consistent in its formation.
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Usage: The final word on the folio with 'y' extension tipped with red ink.
Usage: Bracketing feature for lines in the stanzas.
Usage: The stanzas are not evenly spaced but divided by red lines broken by pairs of parallel lines.
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