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From: Rondina Muncy <>
Subject: Re: [TGF] What is the name for this?
Date: Mon, 6 Feb 2012 15:58:59 -0600
"A D," joined in this manner is a ligature, which simply put, is when two
letters are joined together. It would be transcribed as "A D." It is not
included in the 'Character Map' under 'System Tools' in Windows OS.
Rondina P. Muncy
4008 Linden Avenue
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 3:34 PM, Laurie Huey <> wrote:
> I imagine it has one. What is the name for the symbol(?) AD (Anno
> Domini) that was on my 5X great grandfather-in-law's grave marker? It's
> like the one in this photo
> where the A and D have become one sharing their respective right and
> left parts.
> Laurie Huey
> Jupiter, FL
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