ABBREVIATIONS IN THE DICTIONARY.
A, B, C, CH, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, SH, SL, T, U, V, W, or Y, at the end of a line, shows that the word is a derivative or aspiration of one whose initial radically is A or B, &c. C, placed after ch, shows it to be an aspiration of a word radically without an h, and so for G placed after gh, P after ph, &c.
|a. d||Adjective derivative.|
|a. pl.||Adjective plural|
|adv. p.||Adverb and pronoun.|
|art. pl.||Article plural.|
|c. p.||Conjunction and pronoun.|
|Gal.||Galic or Gælic.|
|Heb.||Hebrew, & Book of Hebrews.|
|id. or idem.||The same as above.|
|p.p.||Preposition and Pronoun.|
|s. f.||Substantive feminine.|
|s. m.||Substantive masculine.|
|s. m. f.||Do. masculine and feminine.|
|s. pl.||Substantive plural.|
|v. i.||Verb imperative.|
— a sign of repetition, and the reader is directed to read the word instead of the mark.
* This is placed before such verbs where two are inserted, as, trog, the verb used alone; the one marked thus, *trogg, is the verb that is to be joined to agh, ee, ey, &c.
The figures 1, 2, 3, &c., refer to remarks in the Introduction, relative to the meaning of the termination, sound, or part of speech, &c.