single compartment flat-headed 'a' used throughout.
in initial position the stroke which produces the flattened head of the lobe forms an extension ahead of the compartment.
the extension is not visible in this example but a slight lip is visible as the scribe turns the nib to form the initial stroke.
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'd' has an upper loop and a point which forms the left side of the lower lobe.
a real pointed triangular bowl to this graph.
within a word the lobe of 'd' is more rounded.
'g' is horned with crossed head and arching tail-sroke.
a quirk in the tail of 'g' with counter-clockwise turn.
the 'ght' combination.
'h' is often presented with an open arching head-stroke.
occasionally the head loop is closed.
'h' within a word is frequently joined to the previous graph.
unusually the loop of the tail-stroke is continued to join to the next graph.
'z'-shaped 'r' is used in medial and final positions.
long 'r' is also used in medial positions, as here, and on this folio is always used in initial position.
long 'r' in initial position.
'z'-shaped 'r' in final position.
sigma 's' is used in final position on this folio in almost every case.
a single kidney-shaped 's' used in final position.
long 's' used in initial and medial positions.
long 's' used medially. The descenders of both 's' and 'f' are long compared with the usual body height of the graphs.
'w' comprises two similar looped arms with a single lobe on the right of the graph.
the first arm is almost disconnected from the second.
the usual formation of this graph.
a single unusual example of 'y' in which the right arm does not connect at the fork.
it is usually possible to see the loop effect created as the scribe adds the right arm of the graph.
Usage: a yene
on 'n', 'm' and sometimes on 'i', the scribe describes an arc to lead in to the graph which begins well below graph itself.
a kind of symmetry is created here as the scribe frequently lengthens the final minim of 'n' and curves it beneath the graph.