all 'a's are double compartment often with larger upper lobe.
'a' with upper and lower compartments not separate units.
the scribe uses two versions of upper case 'A' on this folio.
'd' is looped and has an angular lower lobe with point at the base.
'g' is also always double compartment. The lower compartment is often smaller than the upper and set at a slight forward angle.
'g' in final position on present participles, always has a flourish, perhaps to represent a missing final 'e'.
the forward set of the lower compartment makes it appear that the graph is leaning backwards.
the head forms a triangular loop.
the tail may be shorter or longer but generally ends beneath the body of the graph.
occasionally there is a slight foot on the stem.
modern 'r' is used throughout in all positions.
an extreme flourish on final 'r' in this word which may be significant of final missing 'e'. It occurs at the end of a line.
'z'-shaped 'r' only follows 'o' on this folio.
the scribe uses sigma 's' in both initial and final positions.
this mini-version of the upper case 'S' in version 3 is used on more than one occasion as final 's'.
the upper case version.
the scribe has two versions of upper case 'S'.
the scribe's 'w's are consistently shaped with looped heads and the 'B'-shaped element to the right. The only difference is that some graphs have a foot on the lower end of the left limb.
upper case graph at the beginning of a line.
'y' is always dotted. The tail is short and straight.
Usage: y may
|Thorn and Yogh|
thorn is used frequently in all the usual situations but also as a replacement for 'th' in some words.
there are only two examples of yogh on this folio, both using yogh as equivalent to 'y'.
|Upper Case Letters|