single compartment 'a' used throughout and evenly formed.
'a' in the explicit. The scribe does not use a display script for the rubrics.
looped 'd' used most of the time.
the only example of unlooped 'd' on this folio.
Usage: and dere
tailed 'g' with short tapering tail.
the tail of 'g' often turns counter-clockwise.
'g' in final position with tag.
a typical 'gh' combination with horizontal cross stroke at the head of 'g' linking to the following graph.
there is little variation in the formation of 'h'.
the angle of the descent of the tail-stroke from the limb of 'h' defines the aspect of the hand on the folio. The angle of the descenders of other graphs such as 'p', long 's' and 'f' combine to give the hand its slanting appearance.
'H' at the opening of the rubric so presumably meant to be upper case graph. There is no difference between upper and lower case 'h'.
modern 'r' used in all positions except after 'o'.
'z'-shaped 'r' used after 'o' and some consonants.
'r' in final position with flourish.
a rather murky upper case 'R' at the beginning of a line.
sigma 's' in final position.
long 's' used in initial and medial positions. The stem is thick with fine head-stroke.
Usage: thus syn
final sigma 's' followed by initial long 's'.
the upper case letter at the beginning of a line.
there is very little variation in the scribe's 'w' graph.
a very cursive 'W' at the beginning of a line showing that there is no distinction between upper and lower case letters.
'y' frequently has a tiny tail with little extension.
occasionally the tail is extended.
Usage: Y fourmid
no distinction between the upper and lower case letters.
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