ua (u wavy and subscript a)

Image:
Ua-NLIG11p258.png
File:
Letters displayed:
<a>
Base form in image, without marks, as it may appear to the untrained eye.
Represents in Irish:
ua
In the scribe’s mind or in normalised spelling.
Appearance
Build type:
Combination
Notational device:
Superscript symbol
Digraph
Components:
In superscript:
Symbol(s):



Ur-3.png Ur-2.png
ur (superscript wavy)
Represents: □ur, □ru, u□ (rare) (Irish)
In subscript:
Digraph letters:



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a (subscript open)
Represents:
a
Notational device: Allograph Allograph of:  a (subscript)
Meaning
Represents:
In Irish: ua
Comments:
A somewhat unusual example in that the wavy superscript symbol does not represent ur, as it commonly does, but u. Note also that it occurs on top of a subscript character and that the letter it represents comes before (rather than after) subscript a.
Type of unit:
Part of a word
Context