(plural short forms)
- A word with the same meaning as another formed by removing one or more of the syllables of the longer word, and considered a word in its own right rather than an abbreviation.
- "Tux" is a short form of "tuxedo".
- "Rob" is a short form of "Robert".
- (grammar) Particularly in Slavonic languages, a shortened form of the adjective, used predicatively.
- нов, нова, ново, новы are short forms of новый.