apostrophe (superscript)

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Apostrophe (superscript)
apostrophe (superscript)
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Represents in Irish: □s / □()s (in the scribe's mind or in normalised spelling)
Represents in Latin: □us / □()s / □() (in the scribe's mind or in normalised spelling)
Appearance
Build type: Component
Position: Superscript
Type of symbol: Symbol
Not to be confused with: ur (superscript hook), i (superscript rounded)
Comments: This symbol often has the appearance of an apostrophe or a modern 9.
Meaning
Represents: » In Irish: □s / □()s
» In Latin: □us / □()s / □()
Provenance
Manuscripts: London, British Library, MS Egerton 1782
Comments: This symbol is especially familiar from Latin writing, although it is occasionally deployed in Irish writing, too.
See also
Examples in context: Examples in other contexts, if available
> Uis-Egerton-1782-f19r.png uis (example)
Represents: » uis (Irish) 
> Ut-Dii1f122vb.png Ut-RawlB512f12vb.png ut (v and 9-like symbol)
Represents: » ut (Latin)  » Notational device: Superscript symbol
Entries related in meaning: Possible equivalents matching one of the values in the transcription above, if available
> Crossstrokethroughdescender.png cross stroke (subscript)
Represents: » □(), □()r, (miscellaneous) (Irish) 
> Strokethroughstem.png cross stroke through stem
 » U+0334
Represents: » ()□, □()
> Simplesquare-with-dots.png Simplesquare-with-dots-middle.png enclosing punctus (abbreviating device)
Represents: » □() » Notational device: Baseline symbol
> A12p37-s-super.png s (superscript)
Represents: » □s (Irish) 
> Susp2.png Susp-stroke-from-LU.png suspension stroke
 » U+0305
Represents: » □n, □(), n□, ()□



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