enclosing punctus (abbreviating device)
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Letter(s) represented: □() (in the scribe's mind or in normalised spelling)
Appearance
Build type: Combination
Notational device: » Baseline symbol
Component(s):
At the baseline: » Symbol(s):
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Not to be confused with: enclosing punctus (critical sign)
Homograph of: enclosing punctus (critical sign)
Comments: The two dots on either side of a character may appear at the baseline, or as interpuncts, at a somewhat higher position.
Meaning
Represents: » □()
Provenance
See also
Examples in context: Examples in other contexts, if available
> Cath.png K-Cath-punctus-Div2f87ra.png cath, kalendae (.k.)
Represents: » cath, kalendae (Irish)  » Notational device: Baseline symbol
> Cet-23E29p158a.png cet (.c.)
Represents: » cet, cét, céad (Irish)  » Notational device: Baseline symbol
> ColumCille-LUp11b.png Colum Cille (.c.c.)
Represents: » colum cille, Colum Cille (Irish) 
> Idest.png Latin id est, Irish ed ón
Represents: » ed ón, eadh on (Irish) » id est (Latin)  » Notational device: Baseline symbol
> no image available míle (.m.)
Represents: » míle, m() (Irish) » m() (Latin)  » Notational device: Baseline symbol
> Mortuus-est-RawlB488f17rb.png mortuus est (example)
Represents: » mortuus est (Latin) 
> Ri(g)-RawlB488f12ra.png r (.r.)
Represents: » , ríg, r() (Irish) » r() (Latin)  » Notational device: Baseline symbol
> Rosc-r-min-LUp81b.png .r. (marginal)
Represents: » rosc(?), (marks out verse), (marks out special text form) (Irish)  » Notational device: Baseline symbol, Critical sign
> Rosc-r-maj-LLp113b.png .R. majuscule (marginal)
Represents: » rosc(?), (marks out verse), (marks out special text form) (Irish)  » Notational device: Baseline symbol, Critical sign
> Uí.png Uí (.h.)
Represents: » , hUí (Irish)  » Notational device: Baseline symbol
Entries related in meaning: Possible equivalents matching one of the values in the transcription above, if available
> no image available apostrophe (superscript)
Represents: » □s, □()s (Irish) » □us, □()s, □() (Latin) 
> Crossstrokethroughdescender.png cross stroke (subscript)
Represents: » □(), □()r, (miscellaneous) (Irish) 
> Strokethroughstem.png cross stroke through stem
 » U+0334
Represents: » ()□, □()


> Susp2.png Susp-stroke-from-LU.png suspension stroke
 » U+0305
Represents: » □n, □(), n□, ()□


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