Sentence Examples


  • By the abbreviation X (Extra, i.e.
  • It is probable that the form VI is an abbreviation in writing from right to left of the earlier M, and of the four stroke *.
  • This is shown by the permanent abbreviation of the proper names Gaius and Gnaeus by C. and Cn.
  • TURKEY, an abbreviation for Turkey-Cock or Turkey-Hen as the case may be, a well-known large domestic gallinaceous bird.
  • In spoken Catalan is that in -i for all the three conjugations (ami, -is, -i, -em, -Cu -in; hems, -is, &c.; senti, -is, &c); it appears to be an abbreviation from -ia, and in effect certain subjunctives, such as cdntia, timia, tinguia, vinguia (for cante, tema, tinga, vingia), evidently formed upon sia (subj.