Latin Abbreviations in English

Many Latin abbreviations are still used in English today, though usually in writing. This page lists some of the more common Latin abbreviations, with meanings and explanations. Although you may not need to use Latin abbreviations yourself, it's useful to be able to recognise them.

Here are seven Latin abbreviations that you have certainly seen and probably know because we use these ones all the time. Their full forms and meanings are given below.
  • A.M., P.M. / B.A., B.Sc. / e.g., i.e. / P.S.