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Latin Palaeography

Lesson Ten - Abbreviations

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The verb presento, presentare, presentavi, presentatum (1) is abbreviated after the s.
p[re]s[entat]

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Suspension

The word nocumentum, -i (n.) is normally abbreviated to ‘noc’.
noc[umentum]

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Suspension

Ideo is usually abbreviated to io.
i[de]o

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Contraction

The letters isericord are commonly left out of the word misericordia, -e (f.). 
m[isericord]ia

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Contraction

The verb emendo, emendare, emendavi, emendatum (1) is often abbreviated to emend or em.
em[endare]

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Suspension

The word assisa, -e (f.) is often abbreviated to ass.
ass[iam]

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Suspension

The word abbas, abbatis (m.) is often abbreviated to abb.
Abb[as]

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Suspension