Uí (.h.)

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> Uí (.h.)
Image: Uí.png
[File] Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 P 2 = Book of Lecan [s. xvin], f. 88r

Letter(s) displayed: <h> (base form in image, without marks, as it may appear to the untrained eye)
Represents in Irish: / hUí (in the scribe's mind or in normalised spelling)
Appearance
Build type: Combination
Notational device: » Baseline symbol
Component(s):
At the baseline: » Alphabetic letter(s):
> H2a.png H2b.png h (regular)
Represents: » h (Irish) » h (Latin) 

» Symbol(s):

> Simplesquare-with-dots.png Simplesquare-with-dots-middle.png enclosing punctus (abbreviating device)
Represents: » □() » Notational device: Baseline symbol


Comments: Note the suggestion by Donnchadh Ó Corráin, ‘Áui, Úi, Uí: a palaeographical problem?’ in Early medieval Ireland and Europe... (2015) that the abbreviation .h. ultimately derives from Tironian a.
Meaning
Represents: » In Irish: / hUí
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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