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Discussion of "su'ai"
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Comment #3: Re: significant zeros
Curtis W Franks (Fri Jul 10 14:34:33 2015)

spheniscine wrote:
> Hmm... I suggest: default is trailing zeros before the decimal point
> significant, unless marked with su'ai *within* the number. Thus:
> su'ai renonono has one sigfig
> su'ai renosu'ainono has two sigfigs (first su'ai possibly elidable?)

I was going to leave it up to context/mekso rules. This word is sort of
general purpose/non-committed to a specific interpretation; it just has a
general meaning and the context/rules of interpretation specify how that
meaning is applied.

Your suggestion can be fine.

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