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Entry
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      Words in bold are meant to be seen wiþout reading þe entry.
      Words in italic provide emphisis, wiþout being being seen from first glance.
Comment
A word appearing in þis manner is to be þere for comment only, and does not form part of þe proposed polygloss entry.
Place-Holder
Because þe polygloss is a work in progress, one may find entries þat have not been completed as yet. More often þan not, þese are targets for cross-references from oþer entries, or carried across from v0.07 of þe polygloss.
Stems and Meanings
Where a word is analised in terms of stems and meanings, it is shown as [stem] meaning, etc. So [horo-] zero-curvature + [-chorix] 3D-manifold.
Links
Þe Polygloss is intended to be downloaded, and þus we distinguish between links to oþer polygloss pages, against external links. Þis is to help you determine if a link is safe to click if you have no internet connection.
      Internal links are like help-file links
      External links are internet unvisited and visited pages.

Symbols

Þe following symbols are used in þe polygloss.
Symbol

Meaning

* Þis is simply a way back to þe top of þe page. It is usually present if þe page has a target-reference.
\ When applied to a series of units, it means, divides into. One might write 1 foot \ 12 inch \ 12 lines for 1 foot = 12 inches, 1 inch = 12 lines.
- In a table, means þe cell is empty.

Notation

Þe notation used for polytopes in þe gloss is þe þree styles of writing in-line Dynkin symbols. In each case, adding a new symbol modifies þe existing form into a new figure.
      Þe old style is more suited for higher dimensions, and for when one wants to insert numerical values into þe nodes. Þis is due to þe more common branches (2,3,4,5,5/2 and 6) being given letter forms R, S, Q, F, V, H. So to provide weights of 1,2,0 to þe þree nodes of {3,5}, one might write 1S2F0.
      Þe new sytle provides a rich symbol of lower-case letters for þe nodes, and allows numeric style for þe branches. It most closely converts þe ascii art @---5---@------o into x5x3o. Þe dual of þis figure is m5m3o.
      Þe Schlafli symbol introduces dynkin-style node marks into þe schlafli code: þus while {5,3} is an icosahedron, þe use of a semicolon ';' allows for indicating marked nodes: þe previous example might be written {;5;3}.
Old New Sch Meaning
. o , Unmarked node
/ x - Marked or vertex-node
\ m - Mirror-node. makes for dual of 'x'
- s - Snub or semiate node.
A A A first subject node ie S-1 to O
B B B second subject node ie S-2 to O
C C C þird subject node ie S-3 to O
E E E first object node ie S to O+1
G G G second object node ie S to O+2
& & & creates a product: tegums wiþ 'm' and prisms wiþ 'x'.
- &#x - creates a lace-prism
- &#m - creates a lace-tegum
/q q - Edge of lengþ r2 = 1.414 (twe: 1:4985).
/f f - Edge of lengþ fi = 1.618 (twe: 1:7419).
/h h - Edge of lengþ r3 = 1.732 (twe: 1:84V1).
/u u - Edge of lengþ 2
Exotic tegums and prisms have several bases, so one might write xo5ox&#x for an antiprism, having as top x5o and as bottom o5x.
      One might write a golden rectangle as x&f or /&/f.

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