Why is number abbreviated as No. when there is no O in it?
Sep 9, 2008 2:00 AM
Answers · 2
Hi Vivien English often borrows words from other languages and a lot of it originates in Latin and Greek. You will often see them in the fields of mathematics and scientific writing. I reckon this is an abbreviation of the Latin verb 'numero' - to count.
September 9, 2008
I don't know :) That's just the way it is. ^_^
September 9, 2008
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