Decimal Mark - Other Numeral Systems

Other Numeral Systems

In the Arab world, where Eastern Arabic numerals are used for writing numbers, a different character is used to separate the integer and fractional parts of numbers. It is referred to as Arabic Decimal Separator (٫) in Unicode. An Arabic Thousands Separator (٬) also exists.

In Persian, the decimal mark is called Momayyez, which is written like a forward slash— there is a small difference between the "comma" character used in sentences and the Momayyez (٫) used to separate sequences of three digits. To separate sequences of three digits, a comma or blank space may be used; however this is not a standard.

In English Braille, the decimal point, ⠨, is distinct from both the comma, ⠂, and the period / full stop ⠲.

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