What does "Jg." stand for?
January 30, 2012 9:29 AM   Subscribe

I am translating a German bibliography entry to English. The entry has "21. Jg." after the periodical title. What does "Jg." mean?
posted by likeapen to Writing & Language (3 answers total)
"Jahrgang", should translate as "Volume".
posted by themel at 9:30 AM on January 30, 2012 [1 favorite]

Thank you!
posted by likeapen at 9:39 AM on January 30, 2012

The dot after 21 prolongues that number, so it means 21ste, or 'the 21st'.

Jahrgang literally means year.
posted by ijsbrand at 12:17 PM on January 30, 2012

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