|Current Manuscript:||USA, New Haven, CT, Yale University, Beinecke Library MS Osborn fa.45|
|Sampled Folios:||Side 2|
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double compartment 'a' used throughout this fragment. The hand is very similar to that of Scribe D.
the upper compartment is often slightly bigger than the lower compartment.
the lower compartment of upper case 'A' is generally angular in appearance.
'd' is always looped with angular lower compartment.
a 'd' very similar to Scribe D's open interior 'd'.
'd' with tag on the 'quod' abbreviation. When Scribe D abbreviates 'quod' the tag usually comes out of the centre of the 'd'.
double compartment 'g' is used throughout. The lower compartment has a point at the left side.
a more triangular lower compartment reminiscent of Scribe D.
a diamond-shaped upper compartment.
the stem does not always have an angled foot. The head-loop is triangular.
long 'r' is used throughout in all positions except after 'o'.
long 'r' in final position.
'z'-shaped 'r' is used after 'o'.
on the fragment that remains, only long 's' is used in initial position. It is also used in medial positions.
8-shaped 's' is always used in final position.
the upper case 'S'.
'w' is always the looped anglicana variety.
the head-loops are generally closed and there is a 'B'-shaped element to the right.
'y' may be dotted or undotted. The left limb is angled rather than the straighter version of Scribe D.
the tail-stroke varies in length and curvature.
|Thorn and Yogh|
the stem of thorn tapers. The lobe is oval.
thorn is used for the definite article, demonstratives and pronouns.
yogh is used as equivalent to 'gh' and 'y'.
|Upper Case Letters|