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Questions tagged [abbreviations]

Abbreviations are shortened forms of words or phrases.

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Day, hour, minute, second abbreviation in Italian

In English I can say : 2 d 3 h 2 m 20 s (= 2 days 3 hours 2 minutes 20 seconds) What would be the abbreviations in Italian for day, hour, minute, second?
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Translating Section of an Italian Almanac

I am doing research on an ancestor (or relative of my ancestor) and found his name in two Italian almanacs. Using Google Translate I have figured out most of what I want to know, but not all of it. ...
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Meaning of “gg” in indicating days

Giving a time estimate in days is always written in this way 10gg Here "gg" refers to days, more precisely "giorni", but here there's only one g present. My question is where "gg" is coming from? ...
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Sul significato di “R” in “R. QUESTURA” in un fonogramma del 1943

C'è qualcuno che sa cosa significhi quella erre puntata ("R.") prima di "QUESTURA" nel fonogramma—risalente al 1943—rappresentato qui sotto? Forse 'rispettabile'? Prego indicare qualche fonte ...