What is the full form of "e.g." as we use it to say "for example"?
There were people from many Asian countries e.g. India, Japan..
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This is an abbreviation of "exempli gratia", which can be translated like "for the sake of an example".
Here is a list of other (relatively) often used latin phrases in English.