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double compartment 'a' is used but the compartments vary in size.
in the first example, the upper compartment was larger than the lower. Here a tiny upper lobe compared with the lower one.
looped 'd' is used throughout. The graph is generally rounded in aspect.
a thick lower side to the loop.
double compartment 'g' is another graph which is variable in shape. In this version, the lower compartment sits well in front of the upper compartment.
a more angular lower compartment in this example.
an extended horizontal slash in this example where 'g' is in final position.
a looped head for 'h', with limb angled out and tail-stroke curving back clockwise to extend beyond the graph.
the tail of 'h' sweeps below preceding graphs.
long 'r' is used in all positions except after 'o'.
'r' in final position with flourish perhaps to indicate a missing final 'e'.
'z'-shaped 'r' follows 'o'. There is a curled otiose stroke which runs from the middle of the lower stroke of 'r'.
a peculiar shaped sigma 's' in initial position.
sigma 's' in final position.
long 's' in initial position.
'w' is fairly uniform in shape. The left limb extends out to the left lying almost horizontal. The middle stroke curves round from the head, turns and then angles vertical to join the left limb. The 'B'-shaped element is added at the right.
the upper case version which does not differ from the lower case one.
'y' is almost always dotted. The tail varies in length and curvature.
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