r rotunda

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English[edit]

The Unicode letter pair latin capital/small letter r rotunda rendered by different fonts.

Etymology[edit]

Representing the Latin r rotunda (round ‘r’). The adjective, rotunda, is the feminine form of rotundus, thus inflected to agree with littera (letter), elliptically omitted (compare e caudata). The phrase is not attested in Latin; it might have been formed in English, or it might have been borrowed from another language which formed it from those Latin roots.

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r rotunda (plural not attested)

  1. A curved form of the letter r, found in some medieval and fraktur scripts: .

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