e (superscript)

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E (superscript)
> e (superscript)
Image: E-super-23P12f250r.png
[File] Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 P 12 (536) = Book of Ballymote [1384 x 1406], f. 250r

Represents in Irish: □er / □re / □e (in the scribe's mind or in normalised spelling)
Represents in Latin: □er / □re / □e (in the scribe's mind or in normalised spelling)
Appearance
Build type: Component
Position: Superscript
Type of symbol: Alphabetic letter
Letter case: minuscule
Meaning
Represents: » In Irish: □er / □re / □e
» In Latin: □er / □re / □e

» Normally, superscript e can be transcribed as either er or re. An exceptional case, both in form and meaning, is the ligated form of e in de and he (see examples below). Although the e is raised, it behaves like a normal character at baseline height with no rhotic value being implied.

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Examples in context: Examples in other contexts, if available
> Bre-23E29p158b.png bre, ber (ligature)
Represents: » bre, ber (Irish)  » Notational device: Ligature
> De.png De-RawlB512f12vb.png de (ligature)
Represents: » de (Irish)  » Notational device: Ligature
> He-23E29p159a.png he (ligature)
Represents: » he (Irish)  » Notational device: Ligature
> Tre-23P12f250r.png tre (superscript e)
Represents: » tre » Notational device: Superscript symbol
Entries related in meaning: Possible equivalents matching one of the values in the transcription above, if available
> Er-1.png er (vertical tilde or 'flame')
 » U+033E
Represents: » □er, □ear, □r (Irish) 
> Wavy-3B23p44b.png suspension stroke (wavy)
Represents: » □()r, □ir, □er, □ar, ir□ (Irish)  » Notational device: Allograph » Allograph of: suspension stroke



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