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Latin Palaeography

Lesson Seven - Abbreviations

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The word redditus, -us (m.) is generally abbreviated to redd.
redd[itus]

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The word comitatus, -us (m.) is generally abbreviated to com.
com[itatibus]

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The word Anglia, -e (f.) is generally abbreviated to Angl.Angl[ia]

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Suspension

The word ultra is generally abbreviated to ult with a superscript letter a.
ult[ra]

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Suspension

The letters er are generally left out from the word onus, oneris (n.).
on[er]a

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Contraction

The word subsidium, -i (n.) is usually abbreviated to the first four letters: subs.
Subs[idium]

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Suspension

The word valor, valoris (m.) is generally abbreviated to val.
val[oris]

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Suspension

The word civitas, -atis (f.) is usually abbreviated to civit
civit[ate]

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Suspension

The word marca, -e (f.) is usually abbreviated to mrc with a superscript a above the letter m.
m[a]rc’

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Money abbreviations