*Abp. - [[Archbishop]]
*Bp. - [[Bishop]]
Dcn. - [[Deacon]] *Dn. - [[Deacon]]
*Fr. - [[Priest|Father]]
*Kh. - [[Khouria]] (Arabic for ''presbytera'')
*Mat. - [[Matushka]] (Slavic for ''presbytera'')
*Sdn. - [[Subdeacon]]
*Sf. - [[Saint|Sfânt]] (Romanian for ''saint'')
*St. - [[Saint]]
In [[icon]]s, many names and titles are abbreviated. This is often acknowledged with an elision marker (like a [http://www.ualberta.ca/~sreimer/ms-course/course/abbrevtn.htm tilde] placed above the letters. Most often, the first and last letters of the word or name are retained.
*IC or ΙΣ - [[Jesus]] from the Greek Ιησους*XC or ΧΣ - [[Christ]] from the Greek Χριστος
*MP or ΜΡ - ''Mother'' from the Greek Μητηρ, part of the phrase ''Mother of God''*ΘΥ - ''of God'' from the Greek Θεου, part of the phrase ''Mother of God''
AΓ - ' Agios' , which means "Holy " or "Saint "