the scribe uses both double and single compartment 'a' although it is sometimes difficult to tell since the letters are sloppily formed and the upper compartment appears almost non-existent at times.
a single compartment 'a' in this word.
angular lower compartment on upper case 'A'.
'd' is looped with the bowl mainly oval but very variable in size.
'g' is another graph which is sloppily formed. Here the position of the lower compartment makes the graph appear to lean forward head-first.
the position of the lower compartment in this example makes the graph appear to lean back.
the upper case graph.
'h' has a triangular looped head. The limb may curve outwards initially and the tail-stroke then curves back in a clockwise direction..
here the limb is straight and the tail stroke flicks up to the right.
long 'r' is used in initial and final positions.
flourished 'r' perhaps for a missing 'e'.
'z'-shaped 'r' is usually set above the preceding 'o'.
'z'-shaped 'r' after 'a' and long 'r' after 'e'.
Usage: so schuld
both sigma and long 's' are used in initial positions.
sigma 's' is also used in final position.
the upper case version of the graph.
'w' may be rounded, as here or more elongated as in version 2.
the upper case version which is exactly the same as the lower case one.
'y' is not dotted.
the tail of 'y' is very variable in length.
thorn is used fairly frequently for all the usual words and also as replacement 'th' on occasions.
|Upper Case Letters|
the only example of yogh on this folio.