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Abbreviations used in the dictionary

Usage

coll.
colloquial
erw.
erweitert
fam.
familiar
fig.
figurative
form.
formal
hum.
humorous
pej.
pejorative
poet.
poetic
sl.
slang
vulg.
vulgar

Grammar

sing.
singular
pl.
plural
adj.
adjective
adv.
adverb
art.
article
aux.
auxiliary
conj.
conjunction
prep.
preposition
pron.
pronoun
det.
determiner
part.
particle
num.
numeral
dem. pron.
demonstrative pronoun
indef. pron.
indefinite pronoun
interr. pron.
interrogative pronoun
pers. pron.
personal pronoun
poss. pron.
possessive pronoun
refl. pron.
reflexive pronoun
rel. pron.
relative pronoun
recip. pron.
reciprocal pronoun
nom.
nominative
gen.
genitive
dat.
dative
acc.
accusative
dim.
diminutive
inf.
infinitive
ind.
indicative
subj.
subjunctive
Cond.
conditional
inv.
invariable
1. P. Sg.
First person singular
2. P. Sg.
Second person singular
3. P. Sg.
Third person singular
1. P. Pl.
First person plural
2. P. Pl.
Second person plural
3. P. Pl.
Third person plural

General abbreviations

abbr.:
abbreviation | Abkürzung
etc.
et cetera
etw.
etwas | something
jmd.
jemand | someone
jmds.
jemandes | someone’s
jmdm.
jemandem | someone
jmdn.
jemanden | someone
ca.
circa | around
o. Ä.
oder Ähnliches, Ähnliche | or similar
z. B.
zum Beispiel | for example
qc.
quelque chose
qn.
quelqu'un

Domains

admin.
administration
agr.
agriculture
anat.
anatomy
arch.
architecture
art.
arts
astr.
astronomy
autom.
automotive industry
aviat.
aviation
bank.
banking and finance
biol.
biology
bot.
botany
chem.
chemistry
cine.
cinematography
comm.
commerce
comp.
computer science
constr.
construction
cook.
cookery
econ.
economy
educ.
education
elec.
electricity
engin.
engineering
env.
environment
finan.
finance
geog.
geography
geol.
geology
hist.
history
insur.
insurance
ling.
linguistics
lit.
literature
math.
mathematics
med.
medicine
meteo.
meteorology
metr.
metrology
mil.
military
min.
mineralogy
mus.
music
myth.
mythology
naut.
nautical science
ornith.
ornithology
pack.
packing (industry)
pharm.
pharmacy
philos.
philosophy
phot.
photography
phys.
physics
physiol.
physiology
pol.
politics
print.
printing
psych.
psychology
pub.
publishing
rel.
religion
sociol.
sociology
sport.
sports
tech.
technology
telecom.
telecommunication
textil.
textiles
thea.
theatre
zool.
zoology

Regional usage

Ostfr.
Est
Nordfr.
Nordfrankreich
Nordfr.
Nordfrankreich
Westfr.
Ouest
Südwestfr.
Sud-Ouest
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