Sentence Examples


  • This is shown by the permanent abbreviation of the proper names Gaius and Gnaeus by C. and Cn.
  • Again we have two recensions S' and S 2, but the one may be on the whole reasonably described-as an abbreviation of the other.
  • 1, pnni'-S y, the latter expression being apparently an abbreviation of ianr: Sip; 53?.
  • The name of the city was taken from that of the river, which in turn is supposed to represent a corruption by the French of the original Indian name, Moingona, - the French at first using the abbreviation "moire," and calling the river "la riviere des moires" and then, the name having become associated with the Trappist monks, changing it into "la riviere des moines."
  • - The traditions current among the Israelites respecting the origins and early history of their nation - the patriarchal period, and the times of Moses and Joshua - were probably first cast into a written form in the 10th or 9th century B.C. by a prophet living in Judah, who, from the almost exclusive use in his narrative of the sacred name " Jahveh " (" Jehovah "), - or, as we now commonly write it, Yahweh, - is referred to among scholars by the abbreviation " J."