Colum Cille (.c.c.)

Image:
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Letters displayed:
<.c.c.>
Base form in image, without marks, as it may appear to the untrained eye.
Represents in Irish:
colum cille / Colum Cille
In the scribe’s mind or in normalised spelling.
Appearance
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Example
Characters include:



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c (regular)
Represents: c (Irish)c (Latin)
Components include:



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enclosing punctus (abbreviating device)
Represents:
□()
Notational device: Baseline symbol
Meaning
Represents:
In Irish: colum cille / Colum Cille
Comments:
The same abbreviation is sometimes used for Cú Chulainn, the protagonist in Táin bó Cúailnge and stories of the Ulster Cycle.
Type of unit:
Lexical item
Lexical class:
noun phrase, personal name
Context