suspension stroke

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Susp2.png
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Susp-stroke-from-LU.png
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Letters represented:
□n / □() / n□ / ()□
In the scribe’s mind or in normalised spelling.
Unicode code point:
U+0305
The macron U+0304 tends to be reserved for length marks (in diplomatic editions, the length marks omitted by the scribe). Perhaps U+0305, which is a longer version at a higher position, could be used for suspension strokes instead.
Appearance
Build type:
Component
Position:
Superscript
Type of symbol:
Symbol
Has allographs:



Wavy-3B23p44b.png
suspension stroke (wavy)
Represents: □()r, □ir, □er, □ar, ir□ (Irish)
Notational device: Allograph Allograph of:  suspension stroke
Meaning
Represents:
□n / □() / n□ / ()□
Context
Frequency:
very common
Comments:
For a better organised list of examples, see suspension strokes.