Resource Guide: TTY ABBREVIATIONS

Last Updated; June 6, 2008

Conversation Control:

  • GA – Go Ahead (used to indicate that you want the other person to begin typing)
  • SK – Stop Keying (use to end a conversation)
  • Q GA- question go ahead (after question)

Common Abbreviations

  • AM – morning
  • ANS – answer
  • CD or CUD – could
  • CUZ – because
  • HD or HLD – hold
  • INFO – information
  • LTR – letter
  • MIN – minute
  • MSG – message
  • MTG - meeting
  • NBR – number
  • OK – okay
  • PLS- please
  • PM – afternoon; evening
  • R – are
  • RPT – repeat
  • SHD or SHUD – should
  • THRU – through
  • TMW – tomorrow
  • U – you
  • UR - your
  • WD or WUD - would