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Printed Early Modern English

While I can muddle through the spelling differences, some of the printing conventions of Early Modern English were less obvious. These are some of the things I encountered while thumbing through The 1560 Geneva Bible.

EModENotes
s, ſThe same letter. s always used at the end of a word.
i, jThe same letter.
u, vThe same letter. v at the start of a word, u otherwise.
◌̃

An m or n ligature. (The actual printed character is a little closer to an n; the tilde is an approximation.)

Ex: “cõmãded” is “commanded”

ô

ough

Ex: “thrô” is “through”

which
with
thee; you (the)
that
thou; you