ngl

English Various countries

Abbreviation USED Frequently BY Young people

Stands for "not gonna lie" and is used before a statement that might be perceived as strange, or too honest. As an acronym, it's mostly used online.

"What do you think of my painting?" "ngl, it's not your best."


Confirmed by 22 people




vvv'tje*

* little vvv

Dutch Netherlands

Abbreviation USED On Occasion BY Students

(n.) Stands for "vriend(en) van vroeger" (friend from the past)

"Hoe was het feestje?" "Ja leuk, veel vvv'tjes"

"How was the party?" "Fun, loads of little vvv's"


Confirmed by 2 people




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loca

Dutch Netherlands

Abbreviation USED On Rare Occasion BY Students

(n.) Short for "locatie" (location) and used to refer to the "share your location" function on WhatsApp.

"Stuur me even je loca."

"Send me your loca."


Confirmed by 2 people




quabo

Dutch Netherlands

Abbreviation USED On Occasion BY students

(n.) Short for "quarantaineborrel" (quarantine drinks).

"Heb je plannen voor vanavond?" "Ja, ik heb vanavond quabo."

"Do you have plans for tonight?" "Yes, tonight I have quabo."


Confirmed by 2 people




SNAFU

English United States

Abbreviation USED Frequently BY Military

An acronym that is widely used to stand for the sarcastic expression 'Situation Normal: All Fucked Up'. It is a well-known example of military acronym slang. It means that the situation is bad, but that this is a normal state of affairs. The acronym is believed to have originated in the United States Marine Corps during World War II.

"What's the current situation in there?" "It's a real SNAFU. Everything is literally on fire." "So, same as usual."


Confirmed by 2 people




plbm*

* in any case

Russian | Moldovan Moldova

Abbreviation USED Very frequently BY Teens

Internet slang abbreviation for "по-любому", meaning "in any case".

"Eu plbm nu înțeleg ce se întâmplă."

"In any case, I don't understand what's going on."





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fr🏧*

* my brother

Italian | Neapolitan Italy

Abbreviation USED Very frequently BY Gen X'ers

(n.) Internet slang abbreviation of the Neapolitan dialect word “fratm”, made popular by a meme and now widely used in the Italian internet community.

"Fr🏧 ingiustamente carcerat."

"My brother, unrightfully jailed."


Confirmed by 4 people




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tkt*

* don't worry about it

French France

Abbreviation USED Very frequently BY Mostly young people

Short for "t'inquiète", which is short for "ne t'inquiète pas", meaning "don't worry about it".

"Il y aura assez à boire pour ce soir?" "Tkt j'ai tout ce qui faut."

"Will there be enough drinks for tonight?" "Tkt, I got it covered."


Confirmed by 12 people




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T.V.B.*

* I love you

Italian Italy

Abbreviation USED Frequently BY Children and teenagers

Short for "ti voglio bene", the non-romantic "love you".

"Martina, sei la mia migliore amica. TVB!"

"Martina, you're my best friend. TVB!"


Confirmed by 10 people




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Japanese Japan

Abbreviation USED Frequently BY Everyone

Equivalent to the English 'LOL'.

「 冗談だよ笑。」

"Just kidding. LOL."


Confirmed by 3 people




xq*

* why/because

Spanish Spanish speaking countries

Abbreviation USED Frequently BY Teens

It's short for "por qué", which translates to "why" in English. It's used when texting other teenagers.

"Che, ¿qué haces ahora?" "Nada... ¿xq?"

"Hey friend, what are you doing right now?" "Nothing... why?"


Confirmed by 7 people




NRV

French Québec, Canada

Abbreviation USED Frequently BY Teens

Abbreviation for "énervé", which translates to being "annoyed" or "angry". Used in text messages by teenagers and young adults.

"Ouf, ma mère me fatigue aujourd'hui, je suis NRV!"

"Ugh my mom's getting on my nerves today, I'm so annoyed!"


Confirmed by 5 people




mager*

* lazy to move

Indonesian Indonesia

Abbreviation USED Frequently BY Indonesians

Mager is an abbreviation of "Malas Gerak" which means lazy to move in the Indonesian language. It is frequently used among teenagers nowadays especially in texting due to us loving to write abbreviations rather than the true spelling.

"Putri, ke indomaret yok!" "Gak ah, mager gua."

"Putri, let's go to the Indomaret (a convenience store)" "Nah, I'm lazy to move."





PQ

French France

Abbreviation USED Frequently BY Most People

(n.) Toilet roll. P stands for "papier" (paper) and Q stands for "cul" (pronounced the same as Q, it means butt).

"Je vais au supermarché." "N'oublie pas d'acheter du PQ."

"I'm going to the supermarket." "Don't forget to buy toilet roll."


Confirmed by 2 people




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ptdr*

* broken from laughter

French France

Abbreviation USED Very frequently BY Almost Everyone

Equivalent to "lmao" and "lol". Can also mean "I can't anymore" if something is too funny or you are making fun of it. To emphasise the word, add more R.

"Il s'est grave tapé la honte ptdr"

"He made a fool of himself lmao"


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