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S (short)

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> S (short)
Image: 1. S23E25p81.png 2. S23P12f148v.png
» 1. [File] Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 E 25 (1229) = Lebor na hUidre [s. xi/xii], p. 81
» 2. [File] Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 P 12 (536) = Book of Ballymote [1384 x 1406], f. 148v

Letter(s) displayed: <S> (base form in image, without marks, as it may appear to the untrained eye)
Letter(s) represented: S (in the scribe's mind or in normalised spelling)
Appearance
Build type: Component
Position: Baseline
Type of symbol: Alphabetic letter
Letter case: majuscule
Equivalent form in minuscule: s (insular)
Comments: A smaller or 'minuscule' version of short s is occasionally found in place of an insular or long s. It may be used, for instance, when it concludes a line of writing, as in (no)-regtaiss below.
Meaning
Represents: » S
Provenance
See also
Examples in context: Examples in other contexts, if available
> Is23P12f20r.png Is (I through S)
Represents: » IS, Is » Notational device: Ligature
> IS-23 E29p113a.png IS-23 E29p113b.png iS (vertical S through I)
Represents: » IS, Is (Irish)  » Notational device: Ligature
> Regtaiss-RawlinsonB512-f20v.png regtaiss (example)
Represents: » regtaiss (Irish) 
Entries related in meaning: Possible equivalents matching one of the values in the transcription above, if available



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