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Italian from 1600 - what is this letter "p" with a stroke?

I think it's the word "perfetto" (see this list of scribal abbreviations). Mi sembra che sia la parola "perfetto" (vedi questo elenco di abbreviazioni scribali).
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Perché i Fucilieri di Marina si chiamano Marò?

Si trova qualche informazione nel libro Ricerche linguistiche balcanico-danubiane di Giovan Battista Pellegrini (La Fenice Edizioni, 1992). In una discussione sull'etimologia di mòro, si menziona ...
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Year, month, week, day, hour, minute, second abbreviation in Italian

All "long" forms should probably use alphabetical representation of numbers rather than numerical (i.e. "due" instead of "2"). I would replace the "mid" form ...
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Is there an Italian equivalent for the English abbreviation "MC" for "main character?"

I have been a part of the Italian pen and paper role-playing community for over 20 years. In that context, when a player is referring to their own character, or any character controlled by another ...
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Can I use G instead of GG (short for days) if I am out of space?

As you can see in this page about abbreviations the correct way to express the abbreviation of giorni in Italian is gg. It's up to you to decide if you can stretch a point about your constraints, but ...
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Day, hour, minute, second abbreviation in Italian

I can say it could depend on the context you are talking about. In everyday language, as pointed out in @RiccardoDeContardi comment, you can use giorno/i for day/days with an abbreviation like g./gg. ...
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Is there an Italian equivalent for the English abbreviation "MC" for "main character?"

I think that English people tend to use acronyms much more than what Italians do; moreover, nowadays, there are many specialized sectors, each one having their own acronyms. Being English the language ...
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Difference between "anche io" and "anch'io"

The phenomenon you are inquiring about is called elision (elisione in Italian). According to Luca Serianni in section I.72 of his book Italiano L'elisione è la perdita – fonetica e grafica – della ...
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Translating Section of an Italian Almanac

The completely spelled out version of “Imm. Sogg.” is “immediatamente soggetta” (it refers to a diocese, so it's feminine). It means that the diocese is directly dependent from the Holy See, and not ...
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