ua (u wavy and subscript a)

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Ua (u wavy and subscript a)
ua (u wavy and subscript a)
Image: Ua-NLIG11p258.png
[File] Dublin, National Library of Ireland, MS G 11 (Phillipps 10297) [s. xv2], p. 258

Letter(s) displayed: <a> (base form in image, without marks, as it may appear to the untrained eye)
Represents in Irish: ua (in the scribe's mind or in normalised spelling)
Appearance
Build type: Combination
Notational device: » Superscript symbol » Digraph
Component(s):
In superscript: » Symbol(s):
> Ur-3.png Ur-2.png ur (superscript wavy)
Represents: » □ur, □ru, u□ (rare) (Irish) 


In subscript: » Digraph letter(s): a (subscript open)
> Asubopen-23E29p162b.png a (subscript open)
Represents: » a » Notational device: Allograph » Allograph of: a (subscript)
Meaning
Represents: » In Irish: ua

» A somewhat unusual example in that the wavy superscript symbol does not represent ur, as it commonly does, but u. Note also that it occurs on top of a subscript character and that the letter it represents comes before (rather than after) subscript a.

Type of unit: » Part of a word
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



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