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The Theotokos
This page should serve as a reference for '''abbreviations''' relevant to the [[Orthodox Church]]. If there is an abbreviation you do not understand, leave a note on the [[Talk:Abbreviations|talk page]] and someone will provide the answer.{{stub}}
*Abp. - [[Archbishop]]
*Archim. - [[Archimandrite]]
*Bp. - [[Bishop]]
*DnDcn. - [[Deacon]] (also Dcn*Dn. - usu.)Deacon, sometimes [[Dean]]
*Fr. - [[Priest|Father]]
*Hmk. - [[Hieromonk]]
*Metr. - [[Metropolitan]]
*Patr. - [[Patriarch]]
*Pr. - [[Priest|Preot]] (Romanian for ''priest'')
*Pres. - [[Presbytera]]
*Rdr. - [[Reader]]
*Sdn. - [[Subdeacon]]
*Sf. - [[Saint|Sfânt]] (Romanian for ''saint'')
*St. - [[Saint]] (plural: Sts. or Ss.)
==Iconography==
===The Theotokos===
*MP or ΜΡ MHP - ''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''
===The Saints===
*ΑΓ - ''Holy'' or ''Saint'' from the Greek ''Αγιος''
*Sf. - [[Saint|Sfânt]] (Romanian for ''saint'')
*St. - [[Saint]] (plural: Sts. or Ss.)
==See also==
renameuser, Administrators
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