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Mardin, Church of the Forty Martyrs, CFMM 310, p. 62. All rights reserved. Image provided by HMML.

   

Distinctive Letterforms
bēt
  • roughly rectangular, but sometimes relatively smooth at the corners
dālat / rēš
  • do not hang much below the line
wāw
  • completely round, and closed
mim
  • only loosely angular (but more so when final)
semkat
  • taller left loop than right
ṣādē
  • very little activity at the baseline, merely two small blips
  • the descender is a wide, smooth curve down and to the left
qop
  • like mim, is only loosely angular
Distinctive Letterforms
bēt
  • roughly rectangular, but sometimes relatively smooth at the corners
dālat / rēš
  • do not hang much below the line
wāw
  • completely round, and closed
mim
  • only loosely angular (but more so when final)
semkat
  • taller left loop than right
ṣādē
  • very little activity at the baseline, merely two small blips
  • the descender is a wide, smooth curve down and to the left
qop
  • like mim, is only loosely angular