what do these symbols stand for:AHD,D.J.K.K?
these characters such as AHD,D.J.K.K are listed as the beginning content of an interpretation for a word in dictionary. what do they mean?
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AHD is The American Heritage Dictionary of the
English Language acronym;
DJ-Daniel Jones 1881 – 1967 (British voice of Jurists) shrink
KK-John S. Kenyon & Thomas A.Knott
KK is John S. Kenyon and Thomas A. Knott (two with the United States Linguists) initials.
DJ said the British phonetic transcription, KK said American phonetic transcription.Source(s): Google....Chinese site translated to English, no less!!! http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=zh-...