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Meaning of the abbrevation “o.g.” and position in context?

I am reading a document for renting an apartment in Germany through a real-estate company, and I stumbled upon the abbreviation, o.g. What does it mean, and what are the original words? The context ...
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Dictionary abbreviation meanings: “jdm”, “jdn”, “etw”,

While I'm studying German vocabulary from a dictionary, I constantly see that the definitions of verbs have abbreviations next to them, such as "jdm: jemandem" and "jdn: jemanden" and "etw: etwas". I ...
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How are jemanden/jemandem abbreviated?

By googling and searching online dictionaries, I've found that the following abbreviations are used for jemanden and jemandem. jmd. (for both) jdn, jdm. jmn, jmm. jen, jem. j-n, j-m. Is there a ...