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nikkud

[ nee-kood ]
/ niˈkud /
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noun, plural nik·ku·dim [nee-koo-deem]. /ˌni kuˈdim/.
any of the combinations of dots and lines sometimes placed above or below Hebrew consonant symbols to indicate the pronunciation of vowels accompanying and usually following the consonants; vowel point.
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Origin of nikkud

From the Hebrew word niqqūdh pointing, vowelling
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