double compartment 'a' used throughout. The upper compartment is usually smaller than the lower one.
an 'a' from the scribe's display script for the Latin gloss.
a fairly individual upper case 'A' with headloop crossing the triangular lower lobe before resolving back to the stem.
the lobe of 'd' may be triangular or oval in shape.
unlooped 'd' from the Latin gloss.
the upper case form of 'D'.
'g' is double compartment.
'g' in final position with tag attached to the horizontal slash.
the stem of 'h' is straight. The head is looped and the tail stroke curves clockwise from the limb and rests on the line.
the limb is thick and straight.
in his display script the head of 'h' is floreated.
the upper case graph is just a larger version of the lower case one.
there is a preference to use long 'r' in all positions. In this example, the foot of 'r' rests on the line. That is because the scribe writes the rest of the text quite a way above the line.
both long and short 'r's are used in final position.
on the folio examined, 'z'-shaped 'r' is used after 'o' and 'w'.
modern 'r' in the scribe's display script.
sigma 's' is used in both initial and final positions.
long 's' is also used in initial as well as medial positions.
an '8'-shaped final 's' in the scribe's display script.
this is the shape of the scribe's lower and upper case 'w' which is used most of the time.
very occasionally the scribe writes a different type of 'w'.
'y' is mostly dotted.
the tail is short here and sits on the line.
|Thorn and Yogh|
the stem of thorn is short, the graph short and squat.
the stem is set at an angle. Yogh is used frequently but does not always replace 'th'.
on the folio examined, yogh was used as equivalent to 'y'.
|Upper Case Letters|
Usage: Thom Dankastre
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