single compartment secretary 'a' used throughout as the lower case letter.
an alternative form of upper case 'A'.
double compartment 'A' used as the upper case although the scribe is not scrupulous about using upper case letters for the beginning of a line.
'd' is looped with angular lower lobe.
a rather more rounded version of 'd' in final position.
'D' which appears at the beginning of a line. The loop is slightly bigger than normal so this may be the scribe's upper case graph.
tailed 'g' used throughout. The lobe is squareish and set at a slight angle. The tail trails down at an angle and does not curve round at the end.
'g' in final position with tag. All 'g's, 't's and 'f's in final position have a vertical tag attached.
a 'gh' combination.
upper case graph at the beginning of a line.
the head-stroke is often left open rather than looped.
when 'h' follows 'c' or 'g', the joining stroke forms a looped head.
upper case 'H' at the beginning of a line which appears exactly the same as the lower case graph.
the scribe uses a mixture of modern 'r' and 'z'-shaped 'r'. There doesn't seem to be a pattern to his choice of graph.
both versions of 'r' used in this word.
modern 'r' used in final position.
sigma 's' used in initial position as well as long 's'.
kidney-shaped 's' used in final position.
long 's' used in medial position.
the arms of 'w' may turn to the left at the head or they may be turned to the right to close the head-strokes.
'w' in final position.
here the arms of 'w' turn sharply to the right to form a closed head.
upper case 'W' at the beginning of a line. The shape is the same, the size is bigger.
the tail of 'y' may curve.
the tail of 'y' can also be straight.
a slight wave on this tail.
the tail of 'y' resembles the straight tail of 'g'.
|Thorn and Yogh|
thorn only appears to be used for the definite article and pronouns.
yogh is used as equivalent to both the 'y' and the 'gh' sounds.
|Upper Case Letters|