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An extremely common feature in medieval manuscripts, and to a lesser, but still significant, extent in early modern writing, an
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Ernst Gamillscheg and Alice-Mary Talbot
(sometimes called compendia), found in inscriptions, papyri, and MSS, were frequently substituted for words, syllables, or the ending of words or single letters to save time and space. Sometimes the abbreviations include recognizable Greek letters, usually in ...
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(Heb. ra’shei tevot [beginnings of words]). Contractions of single words or groups of words have been used in Hebrew since at least the second century ...