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Lesson 60 | The 20 Most common abbreviations in Swedish

Hello beautiful reader, this is MySwedish and today I want to share with you essential abbreviations that are used daily in the Swedish language. Find the first part of the article here.

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MySwedish Lesson 60

Most common abbreviations

It may come in handy to know actively and passively the most common abbreviations used in daily Swedish on chats, messengers, e-mails and signs:

adr. = adress
dr = doktor
e.d. = eller dylikt
el. = eller
em, e.m. = eftermiddagen (efter kl 12.00)
etc. = et cetera
ex. = 1) exempel, 2) exemplar
f.n. = för närvarande
forts. = fortsättning
fr. = 1) från, 2) fru eller fröken
jfr = jämför
kl. = 1) klockan, 2) klass
nr = nummer
o.d. = och dylikt
pg = postgiro
p.g.a. = på grund av
resp. = respektive
s. = sidan
s.k. = så kallad(e), så kallat
st. = styck, stycke
St. = Stora (i namn)
S:t, S:ta = Sankt, Sankta
tel. = tfn telefon
t.o.m. = till och med
tr. = 1) trappa, 2) tryckt
trpt = transport (i räkenskaper)
t.v. = 1) till vänster, 2) tills vidare
u.a. = utan anmärkning
uppl. = upplaga
vard. = vardaglig; vardag
v.g. = var god
v.g.v. = var god vänd
mdkr = miljard(er) kronor
mkr = miljon(er) kronor
tkr = tusen kronor

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