Baseline symbols

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Baseline symbols
This page assembles a variety of written symbols (mostly non-alphabetic) that occur at the baseline, such as Tironian notes, select allograph forms of alphabetic symbols, and punctuation marks.

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> Ar.png Ar3-Dii1f112ra.png ar (q with stroke through descender)
Represents: » ar (Irish) » quia quam quod qu() (Latin)  » Notational device: Baseline symbol
> Cath.png K-Cath-punctus-Div2f87ra.png cath, kalendae (.k.)
Represents: » cath kalendae (Irish)  » Notational device: Baseline symbol
> Ceannfaoieitte-LUf5a.png Ceann-faoi-eite.jpg Ceann-faoi.png Cenn-fo-eitte-RIAD1iif3vb.png G1303p17-ceannfaoi.png Ceann-23P12f167va.png Ceann-half.png Ceann-RawlB506f11r.png ceann faoi eite (also ceann fa eite or in an earlier form, cenn fo eitte)
Represents: » (marks continuation of text from the line below) (Irish)  » Notational device: Punctuation
> Colonandupwardcurve-RawlB512f2ra.png colon with upward curve (positura)
Represents: » (marks end of section) (Irish) » (marks end of section) (Latin)  » Notational device: Baseline symbol, Punctuation
> Con-reversed-c.png con (reversed c)
 » U+2184
Represents: » con (Irish) » con (Latin) 
> Strokethroughstem.png cross stroke through stem
 » U+0334
Represents: » ()□ □()
> E-allograph.png E-allo-LLp113b.png Allograph of the letter e
Represents: » e e□ (Irish) » e e□ (Latin)  » Notational device: Allograph » Allograph of:  e (regular letter)
> Eius-LUp11b.png eius (inverted e)
Represents: » eius (Latin) 
> Simplesquare-with-dots.png Simplesquare-with-dots-middle.png enclosing punctus (abbreviating device)
Represents: » □() » Notational device: Baseline symbol
> Enim-RawlB512-f32va.png enim (Tironian note)
Represents: » enim (Latin) 
> Est.png est (symbol 1)
Represents: » est aist (Irish) » est (Latin) 
> Eth (et and spiritus).png eth (Tironian et with spiritus asper)
Represents: » eth eadh » Notational device: Superscript symbol, Baseline symbol
> Idest.png Latin id est, Irish ed ón
Represents: » ed ón eadh on (Irish) » id est (Latin)  » Notational device: Baseline symbol
> Ocus.png Irish ocus, Latin et, etc. (Tironian note)
 » U+204A
Represents: » ocus agus et ead (Irish) » et (Latin) 
> Per-LUp5a.png per (p with cross stroke)
Represents: » per (Irish) » per par por (Latin)  » Notational device: Baseline symbol
> Punctuscurve-RawlB512-f31vb.png punctus and stroke (positura)
Represents: » (marks end of section) (Irish) » (marks end of section) (Latin)  » Notational device: Baseline symbol, Punctuation
> Dotcomma-LUp120b.png punctus with comma positura
Represents: » (marks end of section) (Irish) » (marks end of section) (Latin)  » Notational device: Baseline symbol, Punctuation
> R (rotunda).png r (rotunda)
Represents: » r » Notational device: Allograph » Allograph of: r (regular)
> Us.png Us-2.png us (symbol)
Represents: » us as os (Irish) » us et () (Latin) 
> No.png Vel-no-Dii1f126rb.png Latin vel, Irish nó, no (l with stroke)
 » U+026B
Represents: » no nó ()l (Irish) » uel vel (Latin)  » Notational device: Baseline symbol
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