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Abbreviations - Academic Abbreviations

app. (appendix)
別表
Used when there are relevant files added to the work
approx. (approximately)
Used when quantity is unknown
bibliog. (bibliography)
参考文献一覧
List of sources used
ca. (circa)
およそ
Used when estimating a quantity
ch. (chapter)
A defined section of the work
col. (column)
The vertical part of a table
diss. (dissertation)
学位論文
A complete work on a specific subject
ed. (edited by)
編さん
Used when the work has been altered by a third party
e.g. (exempli gratia)
Used when giving an example
esp. (especially)
特に
Used when trying to define something more clearly
etc. (et cetera)
etc.
Used when stating an infinite list, literally meaning 'and so forth'
fig. (figure)
A diagram that accompanies part of the work
i.e. (id est)
すなわち
Used when developing an idea, literally meaning 'therefore' or 'that is'
incl. (including)
含めて
Used when adding something to a list
N.B. (nota bene)
注意
Used when a person is required to take note of something important
p. (page)
p.(ページ)
Each individual side of paper in a manuscript
pp. (pages)
pp.(ページ 複数)
Several sides of paper in a manuscript
pref. (preface)
序論
A short paragraph that provides a background to a study
pub. (published by)
(人物名)出版
Used to name the person who has published the work
rev. (revised by)
(人物名)編
Used when the work has been altered slightly by someone to make it more relevant to the current audience
rpt. (reprint)
再版
Used when the work is not an original, but a direct copy
trans. (translated by)
(人物名)訳
Used when the work has been translated into another language
vol. (volume)
Indicates a specific volume or section of work