abreviación

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ecclesiastical Latin abbreviātiō.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

abreviación f (plural abreviacións)

  1. shortening, abridgement
  2. (linguistics) reduction

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ecclesiastical Latin abbreviātiō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /abɾebjaˈθjon/, [a.β̞ɾe.β̞jaˈθjõn]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /abɾebjaˈsjon/, [a.β̞ɾe.β̞jaˈsjõn]
  • Hyphenation: a‧bre‧via‧ción

NounEdit

abreviación f (plural abreviaciones)

  1. shortening, abridgement
  2. (linguistics) reduction

Usage notesEdit

In Spanish there are several types of reductions that can happen to language: abreviatura (abbreviation), acortamiento (shortening), acrónimo (phonetic acronym), sigla (any acronym), símbolo (symbol).

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