V with diagonal stroke

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Latin letter V with stroke and diagonal stroke

V with diagonal stroke (Ꝟ, ꝟ) is a letter of the Latin alphabet, derived from V with the addition of a bar through the left stroke.

Usage[edit]

This letter is used in medieval texts as an abbreviation for vir, ver, and vere, as in Latin virgo, a maiden, or Portuguese ver, to see, conversa, conversation, or vereador, member of a town council.[1][2]

Computer encodings[edit]

Capital and small V with diagonal stroke is encoded in Unicode as of version 5.1, at codepoints U+A75E and U+A75F.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Proposal to add medievalist characters to the UCS" (PDF). 30 January 2006. International Organization for Standardization. Archived from the original (PDF) on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  2. ^ Cappelli, Lexicon Abbreviaturarum, p. 383.
  3. ^ "Unicode Character 'LATIN CAPITAL LETTER V WITH DIAGONAL STROKE' (U+A75E)". Fileformat.info. Retrieved 4 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Unicode Character 'LATIN SMALL LETTER V WITH DIAGONAL STROKE' (U+A75F)". Fileformat.info. Retrieved 4 March 2018.

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