Abbreviations used in this Dictionary

The tilde (~) stands for the catchword at the beginning of the entry or for a catchword already having a tilde.

Examples: birth ... ~day = birthday; after ... ~noon: good~ = good afternoon.

a. also
acc. accusative (Sie holt dr Kutteroemer)
adj. adjective (dui donderschlechzge Wefzg)
adv. adverb (I komm glei!)
act. active (u'scheniert)
Brit. British English (gell)
bot. botany (Hausabrenner, Heiderösle)
colloq. colloquial (Hä?)
cj. conjunction (, drom)
comp. comparative (schee, schener)
cu. curse (Malefiz!)
dim. diminuitive (Haus - Häusle)
eg. exempli gratii
engl. english origin (Dubbl)
f. feminine
fig. figuratively (awa)
fr. french origin (Blafo)
imp. imparative (sau!)
ind. indicative (So gåhts fei et!)
indef. indefinite (indef. pron.: a weng)
int. interjection (Awa!)
interrog. interrogative (Mo ane?)
intr. intransitive (umschußle)
ital. italian origin (Karfiol)
m. masculine
n. neuter
num. adj. numeral adjective
neg. negation
pass. passive
pers. personal
phys. physical (glatt)
pl. plural (Schlotzer - Schlötz)
poss. possesive (poss. pron: moe, doe, onser, dr, dui, des)
pp. past perfect
pref. prefix (rom-stracke )
prep. preposition (uf)
pres. presence
pr.n. proper name
pron. pronoun (a, de, dei, des)
s. see
sg. singular
sl. slang (subrguat)
s.o. someone
sth. something
sup. superlative (schee, schener, dr (des) schenscht)
sw. swearword (Halbdaggl)
trans. transitive
unpers. unpersonal
vb. verb
vu. vulgar (Bronzgschirr)
zo. zoology (Habergeiß)

13 Sep 2002
© Thomas Kemmer