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The abbreviations consist of the nomina sacra terms, some very common contractions such as the omission of m, and a couple of special abbreviations of terms common in this type of literature. The abbreviation sps for spiritus and sclm scli for saeculum saeculi are commonly found. Just remember them. You can find other abbreviations by looking through the text pages with the transcript window open.
Latin Vulgate Bible, 9th century. British Library add. ms. 10546. (From Fairbank 1952, Pl.7)

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