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SMS and Web - Short Codes

AIUI (as I understand it)
Português: como eu entendo isto
Zoals ik het begrijp
Used after explaining something from your point of view
ASL (age, sex, location?)
Português: idade, sexo, localização
Leeftijd, geslacht, woonplaats
Used when instant messaging to find out a person's age, gender and location
AGR (agora)
Op dit moment
Used to mean right now
BBL (be back later)
Português: Volto mais tarde.
Ben zo terug
Used when you need to leave an instant message conversation for a while
XAU (tchau)
Tot ziens
Used when saying goodbye
IMHO (in my humble opinion)
Português: Na minha humilde opinião
Geloof het of niet
Used after mentioning something that is surprising
BRB (be right back)
Português: Volto já
Ben zo terug
Used when you need to leave an instant message conversation for a while
BYOB (bring your own beer)
Português: traga sua própria bebida
Breng je eigen bier
Used on party invites to let people know they should bring their own alcohol
CU ou cya (see you)
Português: até (até logo)
Tot ziens
Used when saying goodbye
T+ (até mais)
Zie je later
Used when saying goodbye
DIKU (do I know you?)
Português: eu conheço você?
Ken ik jou?
Used when you don't recognise the person who has messaged you
EOM (end of message)
Português: fim da mensagem
Einde bericht
Used as an automated response when a conversation or SMS message ends
FYI (for your information)
Português: Para sua informação
Ter informatie
Used when telling someone something that is specific to them or when interjecting upon a preconceived idea someone has
G2G (got to go)
Português: Tenho que ir
Ik moet gaan
Used when something suddenly comes up and you have to leave the computer
IMO (in my opinion)
Português: Na minha opinião
Naar mijn mening
Used when giving a personal opinion
IMHO (in my humble opinion)
Português: Na minha humilde opinião
Naar mijn bescheiden mening
Used when giving a personal opinion
IOU (I owe you)
Português: eu lhe devo
Ik ben je iets schuldig
Used when someone does something for you and you want to let them know that you owe them a favour
J/K (just kidding)
Português: brincadeira
Grapje
Used after making a joke, which is ambiguous whether or not it is serious
dp (depois)
Later
Used when saying goodbye or when you are not currently free to do something but will do it later on
LOL(laughing out loud)
Português: rir às gargalhada
rsrs (risos)
haha
hehe
huashuash
Ik lach hardop
Used as a reaction when you find something funny
MYOB (mind your own business)
Português: cuide da sua vida
Bemoei je met je eigen zaken
Used when you want to keep something private
agr naum (agora não)
Nu even niet
Used when you are not free to do something right away
RFD (request for discussion)
Português: requerimento para discussão
Oproep tot discussie
Used when you want to talk to someone about something
TB (text back)
Português: escreva de volta
Schrijf terug
Used at the end of an SMS when you want a reply
TBH (to be honest)
Português: para ser franco
Om eerlijk te zijn
Used to explain or clarify your personal opinion on a subject
TIA (thanks in advance)
Português: antecipadamente grato
Bij voorbaat dank
Used when thanking someone before they have helped you
THX (thanks)
vlw(valeu)
Bedankt
Used when thanking someone
TTYL (talk to you later)
Português: falo com você mais tarde
Spreek je later
Used when saying goodbye
p vc (para você)
Voor jou
Used when sending something to a particular person