phi (critical sign)

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Phi (critical sign)
phi (critical sign)
Image: Phi-LLp274.png
[File] Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1339 (H 2. 18) = Book of Leinster [s. xii2], p. 274

Letter(s) displayed: <ϕ / φ> (base form in image, without marks, as it may appear to the untrained eye)
Represents in Irish: (marks out verse) (in the scribe's mind or in normalised spelling)
Appearance
Build type: Component
Position: Baseline
Type of symbol: Alphabetic letter, Critical sign
Comments: In LL, this Greek symbol sometimes occurs in the margin to alert the reader that the next lines contain verse rather than prose. Another example of this usage is in the annotated version of the Amra Choluim Chille in Rawlinson B 502 (see e.g. f. 59v).
Meaning
Represents: » In Irish: (marks out verse)
Provenance
See also
Examples in context: Examples in other contexts, if available
Entries related in meaning: Possible equivalents matching one of the values in the transcription above, if available
> Rosc-r-maj-LLp113b.png .R. majuscule (marginal)
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> Rosc-r-min-LUp81b.png .r. (marginal)
Represents: » rosc(?) (marks out verse) (marks out special text form) (Irish)  » Notational device: Baseline symbol, Critical sign



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