suspension stroke

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Suspension stroke
> suspension stroke
Image: 1. Susp2.png 2. Susp-stroke-from-LU.png
» 1. [File] Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1339 (H 2. 18, 1339) = Book of Leinster [s. xii2], p. 113b
» 2. [File] Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 E 25 (1229) = Lebor na hUidre [s. xi/xii], p. 11a

Letter(s) represented: □n / □() / n□ / ()□ (in the scribe's mind or in normalised spelling)
Unicode code point: U+0305 » The macron U+0304 tends to be reserved for length marks (in diplomatic editions, the length marks omitted by the scribe). Perhaps U+0305, which is a longer version at a higher position, could be used for suspension strokes instead.
Appearance
Build type: Component
Position: Superscript
Type of symbol: Symbol
Has allograph(s):
> Wavy-3B23p44b.png suspension stroke (wavy)
Represents: » □()r, □ir, □er, □ar, ir□ (Irish)  » Notational device: Allograph » Allograph of: suspension stroke
Meaning
Represents: » □n / □() / n□ / ()□
Provenance
Frequency: very common
Comments: For a better organised list of examples, see suspension strokes.
See also
Examples in context: Examples in other contexts, if available
> no image available Críost (cr)
Represents: » críst, críost, Críst, Críost (Irish) 
> no image available Críost (xp)
Represents: » crist, críst, críost, Críst, Críost (Irish) 
> A12p37-dicitur.png [[Dicitur (dr digraph)|]]
Represents: » 
> A-with-susp-stroke.png a with suspension stroke
Represents: » an, ach, a() (Irish) » a() (Latin)  » Notational device: Superscript symbol
> no image available autem (Insular)
Represents: » immurgu, immorro (Irish) » autem (Latin)  » Notational device: Superscript symbol
> Ber-b-Dv2af12vb.png b with suspension stroke
Represents: » ber, bar, b() (Irish) » b() (Latin)  » Notational device: Superscript symbol
> no image available c with suspension stroke
Represents: » c() (Irish) » c() (Latin)  » Notational device: Superscript symbol
> no image available conn (reversed c with stroke)
Represents: » conn, con() (Irish) » con() (Latin)  » Notational device: Superscript symbol, Baseline symbol
> G1303p17-nd.png d with suspension stroke
Represents: » nd, d(), ()d (Irish) » d(), ()d (Latin)  » Notational device: Superscript symbol
> no image available dicens (dcns with suspension strokes)
Represents: » dicens (Latin) 
> no image available dicit (dt with suspension stroke)
Represents: » dicit (Latin) 
> no image available dominus (dns with suspension stroke)
Represents: » dominus (Latin) 
> no image available duine (example 2)
Represents: » duine (Irish) 
> no image available ebraice (eb with suspension stroke)
Represents: » ebraice, Ebraice (Latin) 
> Epscop-RawlB512-f31vb.png eps (example)
Represents: » eps(), epsc()p, epscop, epscup (Irish) » episcop(), episcopus, eps() (Latin) 
> Erenn-RawlB506f11ra.png erenn (example)
Represents: » erenn, Erenn, erend, Erend, er(), Er() (Irish) 
> no image available eter (et with suspension stroke)
Represents: » eter
> Eter-1.png eter (ligature)
Represents: » eter (Irish)  » Notational device: Superscript symbol, Ligature
> no image available f with suspension stroke
Represents: » f(), for, féin (Irish) » f() (Latin)  » Notational device: Superscript symbol
> no image available g with suspension stroke
Represents: » gn, gan, g() (Irish) » g() (Latin)  » Notational device: Superscript symbol
> I-with-susp-stroke.png i with suspension stroke
Represents: » in, i(), ingen (Irish) » i() (Latin)  » Notational device: Superscript symbol
> Lstroke-Dv2af12v.png l with suspension stroke
Represents: » l() (Irish) » l() (Latin)  » Notational device: Superscript symbol
> M-w-susp-stroke.png m stroke with suspension stroke
Represents: » □m(), □()m() (Irish)  » Notational device: Superscript symbol
> M-with-susp-stroke.png m with suspension stroke
Represents: » mar, m(), ()m (Irish) » m() (Latin)  » Notational device: Superscript symbol
> Mac-1.png Mc-for-mac.png Mac-3.png mac (mc with suspension stroke)
Represents: » mac, maic, meic (Irish) 
> N-with-stroke-Dii1f124ra.png n with suspension stroke
Represents: » nn, n(), ()n() (Irish) » nn, n(), ()n() (Latin)  » Notational device: Superscript symbol
> no image available nomen (no with suspension stroke)
Represents: » nomen (Latin) 
> no image available nomen (nom with suspension stroke)
Represents: » nomen (Latin) 
> no image available nomina (noa with suspension stroke)
Represents: » nomina (Latin) 
> Ocusfor-23E29p112.png ocus for (ligature)
Represents: » ocus for, et for (Irish)  » Notational device: Superscript symbol, Ligature
> no image available p with suspension stroke
Represents: » p() (Irish) » p() (Latin)  » Notational device: Superscript symbol
> R-with-susp-stroke.png r with suspension stroke
Represents: » r(), ()r (Irish) » r(), ()r (Latin)  » Notational device: Superscript symbol
> Acht (insular s).png s (insular) with suspension stroke
Represents: » acht, cht, sed, s(), ()s() (Irish) » sed, s() (Latin)  » Notational device: Superscript symbol
> Sein.png sein (example)
Represents: » sein (Irish) 
> Sin1.png Sin2.png sin (suspension stroke)
Represents: » sin » Notational device: Superscript symbol, Digraph
> Doublesuspensionstroke(23O48af26).png suspension stroke (double)
 » U+033F
Represents: » □nn (Irish)  » Notational device: Superscript symbol
> no image available suspension stroke and punctum delens
Represents: » □()h, □()he, □aigh(e), □aidh(e), □aibh(e) » Notational device: Superscript symbol
> Susp-m-stroke-ainm.png suspension stroke with m stroke
Represents: » □nm, □()m (Irish)  » Notational device: Superscript symbol
> no image available x with suspension stroke
Represents: » x(), cs() (Irish) » x(), ()x() (Latin)  » Notational device: Superscript 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: » ()□, □()
> Simplesquare-with-dots.png Simplesquare-with-dots-middle.png enclosing punctus (abbreviating device)
Represents: » □() » Notational device: Baseline symbol



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