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General Abbreviations
(149 words)

 

app.

appendix

approx.

approximately

Bact.

Bactrian

BE1

Buddhist Era

BE2

Burmese Era

BE3

Thai Buddhist Era

Bur.

Burmese

c.

circa

cent./cents.

century/centuries

Chn.

Chinese

comp.

compare

dem.

demonstrative

e.g.

for example

esp.

especially

ET

English translation

etc.

etcetera

exp. ed.

expanded edition

ext.

extended

f./ff.

following

fasc.

fascicle(s)

fl.

floruit

fol./fols.

folio(s)

Gandh.

Gandhari

Grk.

Greek

GT

German translation

i.e.

that is

Ita.

Italian

Jpn.

Japanese

Khot.

Khotanese

Kor.

Korean

l./ll.

line/lines

lit.

literally

Mid. Pers.

Middle Persian

Mong.

Mongolian

ms./m…

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“General Abbreviations”, in: Encyclopedia of Buddhism Online, Editor-in-Chief: Consulting Editors: Jonathan A. Silk, Oskar von Hinüber, Vincent Eltschinger. Consulted online on 03 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2467-9666_enbo_COM_0004>
First published online: 2020
First print edition: 20151231



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