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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. Adjective.
adv. Adverb.
a. d Adjective derivative.
a. pl. Adjective plural
adv. p. Adverb and pronoun.
art. Article.
art. pl. Article plural.
comp. Comparative degree.
conj. Conjunction.
c. p. Conjunction and pronoun.
dim. Diminutive.
em. Emphatically.
f. Feminine gender.
Gal. Galic or Gælic.
Heb. Hebrew, & Book of Hebrews.
id. or idem. The same as above.
in. Interjection
lit. Literally.
p. Pronominal.
pl. Plural.
p.p. Preposition and Pronoun.
pre. Preposition.
pro. Pronoun.
Prov. Manks Proverb.
pt. Participle.
s. Substantive.
s. f. Substantive feminine.
sing. Singular.
s. m. Substantive masculine.
s. m. f. Do. masculine and feminine.
s. pl. Substantive plural.
sup. Superlative degree.
syn. Synonymous.
v. Verb.
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.