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Word: thousandth

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There are few words for describing quantities smaller than 1, including {bID} "half" and {vatlhvI'} "percent". Are there words for smaller decimal subdivisions than a hundredth, such as "thousandth" (or by extension "tenth", "ten-thousandth", &c)? "Fifty-eight 'ujmey are about one thousandth of a kellicam."


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  1. Andrew Miller says:

    The verb loch be a fraction of is used:

    vaghmaH chorgh ‘uj yugh wa’SaD lochbogh wa’ qelI’qam net noH.
    (One estimates that) fifty-eight uj are about one thousandth of a kellicam.

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