Tionscadal na Nod
phi (critical sign)
<ϕ / φ>
Base form in image, without marks, as it may appear to the untrained eye.
Represents in Irish:
(marks out verse)
In the scribe’s mind or in normalised spelling.
Type of symbol:
Alphabetic letter, Critical sign
In LL, this Greek symbol sometimes occurs in the margin to alert the reader that the next lines contain verse rather than prose. Another example of this usage is in the annotated version of the Amra Choluim Chille in Rawlinson B 502 (see e.g. f. 59v).
In Irish: (marks out verse)