First we must rule out any proposal which assumes confusions of letters and abbreviations which are not attested for the particular tradition.
- Words are not only changed through confusion of single letters or abbreviations, but also through general resemblance or (a semi-voluntary change) through similarity of meaning.
with all the abbreviations; H.
(d) Confusion of words through abbreviations is very common in ancient MSS., where they were much employed.
It is hard to decide why Latin adopted the g-symbol with the value of k, a letter which it possessed originally but dropped, except in such stereotyped abbreviations as K.
The summary of results might as well have been in a foreign language with the medical terminology, abbreviations and sprinkling of what seemed like random numbers.
as abbreviations of a.a, a.a.a, a.a.a.a,..
The abbreviations used above refer to the following sources of information: M.D.
The symbol K is still in ordinary use, and not merely used for abbreviations as in the classical age.
K is still in use as an ordinary consonant, and not limited to a symbol for abbreviations as in the classical period.
In abbreviations, however, C remained as before in the value of G, as in the names Gaius and Gnaeus.
The town had no Punic coins, but under the Roman domination there were coins from the time of the Republic. These are of bronze and bear the name of the city in abbreviations, Hadr or HadrVM accompanying the head of Neptune or the Sun.
In any case, Latin abbreviations are not italicized.
No confusion, no abbreviations, just Wii.
Abbreviations are important in Scrabble.
The evidence adduced from the Latin grammarians, and from abbreviations on Latin inscriptions like lubs for lubens, is not sufficient to establish the theory.
Sanskrit, such abbreviations are carried to an extreme; in most Greek MSS.
Symbols for a combination of sounds are not necessary, though they may be convenient as abbreviations.
abbreviations of the titles of medical periodicals should conform to those used in Index Medicus.
avoid abbreviations, even if you are sure everyone understands them.
Drug Names using abbreviations for drug names is very bad practice.
Appendix B lists and explains the abbreviations used in this report.
The first is simply to provide an extensive list of all terms that may be used, indicating three- letter abbreviations for each.
The site provides access to a glossary of acronyms and a glossary of clinical abbreviations.
The OU's highly organized monitoring system picked this up straightaway as appearing too impersonal, especially the abbreviations used in margins.
Chat rooms rely on the use of abbreviations and acronyms to save keystrokes (and time) when typing messages.
The default file includes definitions for all familiar units, abbreviations and metric prefixes.
punctuation of common abbreviations should follow the following conventions: e.g. i.e. cf.
spelling variants, abbreviations, alternative meanings and to identify broader and narrower terms.
You will need to consider spelling variants, abbreviations, alternative meanings and to identify broader and narrower terms.
Bibliography.-The following abbreviations are here used:- M.Z., Meteorologische Zeitschrift; P.Z., Physikalische Zeitschrift; S., Sitzungsberichte k.
More recently Dr Ginsburg has published Facsimiles of Manuscripts of the Hebrew Bible (1897 and 1898), and The Text of the Hebrew Bible in Abbreviations (1903), in addition to a critical treatise "on the relationship of the so-called Codex Babylonicus of A.D.
In the preface to the appendix containing the local arithmetic he states that, while devoting all his leisure to the invention of these abbreviations of calculation, and to examining by what methods the toil of calculation might be removed, in addition to the logarithms, rabdologia and promptuary, he had hit upon a certain tabular arithmetic, whereby the more troublesome operations of common arithmetic are performed on an abacus or chess-board, and which may be regarded as an amusement A facsimile of this document is given by Mark Napier in his Memoirs of John Napier (1834), p. 248.
The Glagolitic was founded upon the ordinary Greek minuscule writing of the period, as was shown by Dr Isaac Taylor,' though the writing of the letters separately without abbreviations and an obvious attempt at artistic effect has gradually differentiated it from Greek writing.
Punctuation of common abbreviations should follow the following conventions: e.g. i.e. cf.
Teens must also avoid using online abbreviations or text speak when conversing with potential employers online.
Although not as cute as smiley faces and other emoticons, text message abbreviations can still provide you with sweet text messages to send to show someone you're thinking of them.
With all the abbreviations that teens use when texting or instant-messaging one another online, as well as their day-to-day vocabulary, an adult may feel like a teen is speaking Greek to him.
Below is a list of the more commonly used text, instant messenger, and e-mail acronyms and abbreviations.
Abbreviations also has many online slang terms.
Note that abbreviations, with the exception of salutations such as Mr., Ms., or Dr., are always spelled out.
Before you begin a course, the Ballroom Basics section explains how to navigate the site, how to read the instructors' tables and graphs and how to understand abbreviations used in the lessons.
You can even decide to use abbreviations, but be careful not to get carried away.
Find out what common abbreviations are used on your particular forum.
Familiarize themselves with online lingo and abbreviations.
We have all become too busy and bombarded by technologic lingo, abbreviations and instant messages.
A variety of abbreviations may be used to describe different emotional reactions, fan pairings and popular soap opera magazines or references.
Many posters use abbreviations during their discussions of the Young and the Restless to expedite their messages.
Check your grammar, spellcheck and make sure you don't lapse into informal texting or abbreviations when writing a formal document.
As a bonus, the instructions are well-written and include full explanations of crochet abbreviations.
When your doctor orders a lipid panel, you will see numbers next to these two abbreviations.
For example, write "J" for jogging or "S" for swimming-just make sure to use abbreviations that are easy for you to remember.
This exposes the advanced student to an authentic French vocabulary, including slang and abbreviations (for example 'c'est' is simply written 'c' in chat rooms, and on message boards).
The reason for their popularity is simple - unlike abbreviations, instant message smileys change the written word into [[Chat Rooms with Avatars|images]], and as the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words.
(d) Confusions of symbols and abbreviations.
Using the system of Latin abbreviations, the first quotation from a text is referenced fully with an endnote.
Guidance on each of these items appears below, followed by a short note of copyright requirements and an appendix dealing with recommended abbreviations.
Authors ' initials should precede their names; journal title abbreviations should conform to the style of the American Physical Society.
The abbreviations bot or web bot is also used.
This stems from the fact that the Internet is a very impersonal tool and that people often participate in chat room and forum discussions using pseudonyms and chat room abbreviations.
As the world of technology changes, the phrases and abbreviations will change as well.
When editors set up the layout of magazines and newspapers, they would "markup" the rough drafts with abbreviations such as "H2" for "Header Size 2" or "P" for "paragraph".
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