Though abbreviation is the general term, there are different types. In this case we are speaking about shortenings.
- Shortening: Using only the beginning or the ending of the word.
To form the plural version, the word is added a -s in the end, as in drs (doctors).
- adj. – Adjective
- adv. – Adverb
- conj. – Conjunction
- imper. – Imperative
- n. – Noun
- phr. – Phrase
- prep. – Preposition
- pron. – Pronoun
External link to Abbreviations exercises (1245).