French | Phrases - Personal | SMS and Web

SMS and Web - Short Codes

AIUI (as I understand it)
AMS (à mon sens)
Used after explaining something from your point of view
ASL (age, sex, location?)
ASV (âge, sexe, ville)
Used when instant messaging to find out a person's age, gender and location
ATM (at the moment)
Now (maintenant)
Used to mean right now
BBL (be back later)
Je re (je reviens tout de suite)
Used when you need to leave an instant message conversation for a while
BCNU (be seeing you)
A12C4 (à un de ces quatre)
Used when saying goodbye
BION (believe it or not)
BION : believe it or not (crois-moi si tu veux)
Used after mentioning something that is surprising
BRB (be right back)
Je re (je reviens tout de suite)
Used when you need to leave an instant message conversation for a while
BYOB (bring your own beer)
BYOB : bring your own beer (apporter votre bouteille)
Used on party invites to let people know they should bring their own alcohol
CU (see you)
A+ (à plus tard)
Used when saying goodbye
CUL (see you later)
++ (à plus tard)
Used when saying goodbye
DIKU (do I know you?)
Cki ? (on se connaît ?)
Used when you don't recognise the person who has messaged you
EOM (end of message)
FDC (fin de conversation)
Used as an automated response when a conversation or SMS message ends
FYI (for your information)
FYI : for your information (pour information)
Used when telling someone something that is specific to them or when interjecting upon a preconceived idea someone has
G2G (got to go)
J'y go (je dois partir)
Used when something suddenly comes up and you have to leave the computer
IMO (in my opinion)
AMA (à mon avis)
Used when giving a personal opinion
IMHO (in my humble opinion)
AMHA (à mon humble avis)
Used when giving a personal opinion
IOU (I owe you)
IOU : I owe you (je te le revaudrai)
Used when someone does something for you and you want to let them know that you owe them a favour
J/K (just kidding)
C1Blag (c'est une blague)
Used after making a joke, which is ambiguous whether or not it is serious
L8R (later)
A+ (à plus tard)
Used when saying goodbye or when you are not currently free to do something but will do it later on
LOL (laughing out loud)
MDR (mort de rire)
Used as a reaction when you find something funny
MYOB (mind your own business)
T'occupes (occupe-toi de tes affaires)
Used when you want to keep something private
NRN (not right now)
NRN : not right now (pas maintenant)
Used when you are not free to do something right away
RFD (request for discussion)
DDD : demande de discussion
Used when you want to talk to someone about something
TB (text back)
RSTP (réponds, s'il te plaît)
Used at the end of an SMS when you want a reply
TBH (to be honest)
PEH (pour être honnête)
Used to explain or clarify your personal opinion on a subject
TIA (thanks in advance)
MDA (merci d'avance)
Used when thanking someone before they have helped you
THX (thanks)
Mci (merci)
Used when thanking someone
TTYL (talk to you later)
A TT (à tout à l'heure)
Used when saying goodbye
4U (for you)
Pr toi (pour toi)
Used when sending something to a particular person