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Autor:  PPAULO
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Data:  22/DEZ/2007 5:38 PM
Assunto:  Sigla
 
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Definition: SIGLA
SIGLA
Noun plural
1. The signs, abbreviations, letters, or characters standing for words, shorthand, etc., in ancient manuscripts, or on coins, medals, etc.

Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
 
 

Etymology: Sigla \Sig"la\, plural noun. [Latin expression]. (Websters 1913)
 
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Non-English Usage: "SIGLA" is also a word in the following languages with English translations in parentheses.
Faeroese (sail), Icelandic (sail), Italian (abbreviation, acronym, initial, initials, sign), Portuguese (acronym), Spanish (acronym, initials).
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So, I think "sigla" is fine, nothing wrong with it; however I guess that Company initials or abbreviation sounds better; (they say that Latin words is regarded as non-standard, always that is possible, you know).

 

PP


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Sigla  –  Júlia  22/DEZ/2007, 3:29 PM
 Sigla  –  PPAULO  22/DEZ/2007, 5:38 PM
Sigla  –  Júlia  22/DEZ/2007, 5:55 PM
Sigla  –  PPAULO  22/DEZ/2007, 6:01 PM

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