suspension stroke (sinuous)

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Suspension stroke (sinuous)
suspension stroke (sinuous)
Image: Ar-air-23O48f2rb23.png
[File] Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 O 48a (476) = Liber Flavus Fergusiorum, part 1 [c. 1435-1440], f. 2rb23

Represents in Irish: □ar / □air (in the scribe's mind or in normalised spelling)
Appearance
Build type: Component
Position: Superscript
Type of symbol: Symbol
Not to be confused with: ur (superscript wavy)
Comments: As shown by Caoimhín Breatnach, ‘Manuscript abbreviations and other scribal features in the Liber Flavus Fergusiorum’, Ériu 61 (2011), this stroke occurs almost exclusively on top of an m.
Meaning
Represents: » In Irish: □ar / □air
Provenance
Manuscripts: Dublin, Royal irish Academy, MS 23 O 48a
Frequency: rare
See also
Examples in context: Examples in other contexts, if available
> Mar-mair-23O48f2rb23.jpg mar, mair (sinuous suspension stroke)
Represents: » mar, mair (Irish)  » Notational device: Superscript symbol
Entries related in meaning: Possible equivalents matching one of the values in the transcription above, if available
> Wavy-3B23p44b.png suspension stroke (wavy)
Represents: » □()r, □ir, □er, □ar, ir□ (Irish)  » Notational device: Allograph » Allograph of: suspension stroke



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