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How are decimal points pronounced in Hebrew?

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If someone is reading decimal numbers like 29.3 or 72.44 in Hebrew (as opposed to Heblish), how does one pronounce the decimal point? In English we usually say "Twenty nine point three" for the first of the numbers above. How would one say it in Hebrew?

10/15/2018, 2:23:30 AM

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You say נְקוּדָּה (=point, dot; period), the fem. version of the same word used for the vowels.

10/15/2018, 4:03:11 AM

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You say עשרים ותשע נקודה שלוש (esrim vetesha nekuda shalosh).

10/15/2018, 4:00:33 PM
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