a (regular)

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A (regular)
> a (pointed, triangular)
Image: 1. A-(pointed)-1.png 2. A-(pointed)-2.png 3. A-(pointed)-3.png 4. Alig-Laud615p133.png
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» 4. [File] Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Laud Misc. 615 = Saltair Choluim Chille [s. xvi1], p. 133
» first component of a ligature in which the shaft of the a (which has been omitted in the image) merges with the subsequent character (here represented by the dotted circle)
Letter(s) displayed: <a> (base form in image, without marks, as it may appear to the untrained eye)
Represents in Irish: a (in the scribe's mind or in normalised spelling)
Represents in Latin: a (in the scribe's mind or in normalised spelling)
Appearance
Build type: Component
Position: Baseline
Type of symbol: Alphabetic letter
Letter case: minuscule
Not to be confused with: d (straight ascender)
Has allograph(s):
> A-variant.png a (allograph)
Represents: » a (Irish) » a (Latin)  » Notational device: Allograph » Allograph of: a (regular)
> A-open.png A-23P12f234v.png A-RawlB512-f31vb.png open allograph of a
 » U+0061 (U+F202)
Represents: » a (Irish) » a (Latin)  » Notational device: Allograph » Allograph of: a (regular)
> A-23E29fI159b.png a (extended shaft)
Represents: » a (Irish) » a (Latin)  » Notational device: Allograph » Allograph of: a (regular)
> A-rounded.png a (rounded)
Represents: » a (Irish) » a (Latin)  » Notational device: Allograph » Allograph of: a (regular)
Meaning
Represents: » In Irish: a
» In Latin: a
Provenance
See also
Examples in context: Examples in other contexts, if available
> A-with-susp-stroke.png a with suspension stroke
Represents: » an, ach, a() (Irish) » a() (Latin)  » Notational device: Superscript symbol
> Ac-FrancA12.png ac (ligature)
Represents: » ac (Irish)  » Notational device: Ligature
> G1303p17-acht.png acht (a and s with suspension stroke)
Represents: » acht (Irish) 
> Ae-RawlB502-f72vb.png Digraph of a and e
Represents: » ae (Irish) » ae (Latin)  » Notational device: Digraph
> Ae-ligature-allograph.png Ae-RawlB514f2v.png ae (ligature allograph)
Represents: » ae, ae□ (Irish) » ae, ae□ (Latin)  » Notational device: Ligature
> Ae.png Ligature of a and e
Represents: » ae » Notational device: Ligature
> no image available am (m stroke)
Represents: » am » Notational device: Superscript symbol
> no image available amh (m stroke and punctum delens)
Represents: » amh » Notational device: Superscript symbol
> no image available ann (suspension strokes)
Represents: » ann » Notational device: Superscript symbol
> Ao-RawlB512f2r.png Ao-ligature-Laud615p133.png ao (ligature)
Represents: » ao (Irish)  » Notational device: Ligature
> Apud-RawlB512-f31vb.png apud (ap with suspension stroke)
Represents: » apud (Latin) 
Entries related in meaning: Possible equivalents matching one of the values in the transcription above, if available
> A-variant.png a (allograph)
Represents: » a (Irish) » a (Latin)  » Notational device: Allograph » Allograph of: a (regular)
> A-open.png A-23P12f234v.png A-RawlB512-f31vb.png open allograph of a
 » U+0061 (U+F202)
Represents: » a (Irish) » a (Latin)  » Notational device: Allograph » Allograph of: a (regular)
> A-23E29fI159b.png a (extended shaft)
Represents: » a (Irish) » a (Latin)  » Notational device: Allograph » Allograph of: a (regular)


> A-rounded.png a (rounded)
Represents: » a (Irish) » a (Latin)  » Notational device: Allograph » Allograph of: a (regular)
> A-subscript.png a (subscript)
Represents: » a
> Asubopen-23E29p162b.png a (subscript open)
Represents: » a » Notational device: Allograph » Allograph of: a (subscript)



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