Sometimes, when writing, it is necessary to shorten words, either for reasons of space or for any other purpose, and that is why abbreviations are used. Some are used very commonly in forms or to request information about personal data, such as: street, telephone, left, right... For this reason, in this OneHowTo article we want to explain in detail what the abbreviation for telephone is.
Steps to follow:
1. Before explaining what the telephone abbreviation is, it will be necessary to know what exactly an abbreviation is, based on what the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) dictates:
"an abbreviation is a reduced graphic representation of one or more words in which the final or central letters are suppressed, they are written with a period at the end."
You can expand here what is the difference between abbreviation and acronym.
2. Likewise, we can point out that not all words in Spanish have an abbreviation in general use and, on the contrary, some terms may have more than one.
And this last case is what happens with the word telephone, since we can abbreviate it as:
3. In this way, you can use indistinctly the abbreviation that most convinces or likes you of the three, although in any of the cases it will be essential that you add a period after, as we pointed out in the definition.