5.5.4. NEON Scalars

Some NEON instructions act on scalars in combination with vectors. NEON scalars can be 8-bit, 16-bit, 32-bit, or 64-bit. Other than multiply instructions, instructions that access scalars can access any element in the register bank. The instruction syntax refers to the scalars using an index into a doubleword vector, so that Dm[x] is the xth element in Dm.

Multiply instructions only allow 16-bit or 32-bit scalars, and can only access the first 32 scalars in the register bank. That is, in multiply instructions:

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