English Australia

Scarnon?

Abbreviation USED Frequently BY Almost Everyone

A very shortened version of "What's going on?", used in the way of asking someone what they're up to or how they are.

"Hey Gaz, scarnon mate? Been busy?"

"Hello Gary, what's going on? Have you been busy?"

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Dutch Netherlands

soggen

Abbreviation USED On Occasion BY Students

(v.) • The act of committing sog, abbreviation of studie-ontwijkend gedrag (study avoiding behaviour).

“Ik verveel me stierlijk in de UB. Dus het is tijd om te soggen, en dan maak ik memes.”

“I'm terribly bored in the university library. So it is time to sog, and then I make memes.”

Spanish Spanish speaking countries

ns

Abbreviation USED Frequently BY Young People

Used when texting to short the Spanish expression for "I don't know" ("no sé")

"¿Laura va a venir?" "ns"

"Is Laura coming?" "idk"

Confirmed by 2 people

Russian | Moldovan Moldova

plbm

Abbreviation USED Very frequently BY Teens

(in any case) • 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."

Dutch Netherlands

quabo

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

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loca

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

Dutch Netherlands

vvv'tje

Abbreviation USED On Occasion BY Students

(n.) • (little vvv) • 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

English United States

SNAFU

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 3 people

Indonesian Indonesia

mager

Abbreviation USED Frequently BY Indonesians

(lazy to move) • 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."

Romanian Romania and Moldova

cf

Abbreviation USED Very frequently BY Everyone

Internet slang abbreviation for "ce faci?", meaning "what are you doing?"

"Salut! Cf azi?"

"Hi! What are you doing today?"

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Italian | Neapolitan Italy

fr🏧

Abbreviation USED Very frequently BY Gen X'ers

(n.) • (my brother) • 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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French France

tkt

Abbreviation USED Very frequently BY Mostly young people

(don't worry about it) • 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 14 people

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Italian Italy

T.V.B.

Abbreviation USED Frequently BY Children and teenagers

(I love you) • Short for "ti voglio bene", the non-romantic "love you".

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

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

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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 4 people

Spanish Spanish speaking countries

xq

Abbreviation USED Frequently BY Teens

(why/because) • 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 8 people

French Québec, Canada

NRV

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 6 people

English Various countries

ngl

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 23 people

French France

PQ

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 5 people

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French France

ptdr

Abbreviation USED Very frequently BY Almost Everyone

(broken from laughter) • 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"

Confirmed by 13 people

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Turkish Turkey

KİB

Abbreviation USED On Occasion BY Teens

(Take care of yourself) • An abbreviation of 'kendine iyi bakIt', it is mostly used before saying goodbye and telling your friend to take care of themselves well. This shows that you care about them.

"Görüşürüz kardeşim, kib." "Sende kib."

"See you later brother/sister, take care of yourself." "You take care of yourself, too."