Abbreviated Forms of Large Numbers

Different countries often abbreviate large numbers in different styles, and there are no fixed or correct ways of shortening the currency. It somewhat varies from place to place, and different countries use different notations.

We’re going to look at the abbreviated forms of large numbers in this article and acquaint ourselves with this much-needed info.

Abbreviations used for Large Numbers

Abbreviation Name Value
K Thousand (Kilo) 103 or 1000
M Million 106 or 1000K 
B Billion 109 or 1000M
t trillion 1012 or 1000B
q quadrillion 1015 or 1000t
Q Quintillion 1018 or 1000q
s sextillion 1021 or 1000Q
S Septillion 1024 or 1000s
o octillion 1027 or 1000S
n nonillion 1030 or 1000o
d decillion 1033 or 1000n
U Undecillion 1036 or 1000d
D duodecillion 1039 or 1000U
T Tredecillion 1042 or 1000D
Qt quattuordecillion 1045 or 1000T
Qd Quinquadecillion 1048 or 1000Qt
Sd Sexdecillion 1051 or 1000Qd
St Septendecillion 1054 or 1000Sd
O Octodecillion 1057 or 1000St
N Novendecillion 1060 or 1000O
v vigintillion 1063 or 1000N
c unvigintillion 1066 or 1000v


Since there is no universally accepted way of abbreviating large numbers, the safest option would be to stick to whatever system you follow and strictly ensure that the meaning is conveyed to the selected audience.