a (pointed, triangular)

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A-(pointed)-1.png
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A-(pointed)-2.png
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A-(pointed)-3.png
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Alig-Laud615p133.png
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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)
Letters 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:
Has allographs:



A-variant.png
a (allograph)
Represents: a (Irish)a (Latin)
Notational device: Allograph Allograph of:  a (pointed, triangular)



A-open.png A-23P12f234v.png A-RawlB512-f31vb.png
open allograph of a
Represents: a (Irish)a (Latin)
Notational device: Allograph Allograph of:  a (pointed, triangular)



A-23E29fI159b.png
a (extended shaft)
Represents: a (Irish)a (Latin)
Notational device: Allograph Allograph of:  a (pointed, triangular)



A-rounded.png
a (rounded)
Represents: a (Irish)a (Latin)
Notational device: Allograph Allograph of:  a (pointed, triangular)
Meaning
Represents:
In Irish: a
In Latin: a
Context