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right pronunciations

Hi, all.

I am an engineer in Japan. I have no chance to know

what are the right pronunciations for follows in English.

1) 255.255.0.0

(two five five point two five five point zero point zero?)

2) 192.168.100.50

(a hundred and ninety two point a hundred and sixty eight point

a hundred point fifty?)

3) Fig. 3-5

(figure three hyphen five?)

Please teach them to me!

Thanks.

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Hall of Fame Super Blue

Re: right pronunciations

Hi

Different people have different pronounciations but here's how i use them and have generally heard them used.

1) 255.255.0.0

two five five dot two five five dot zero dot zero

2) 192.168.100.50

one nine two dot one six eight dot one hundred dot fifty

3) Fig 3-5

figure three dash five

HTH

Jon

Cisco Employee

Re: right pronunciations

Hi Haa,

You can pronounce point as "dot" as generally when you pronounce ip addresses and subnet mask we use "dot" so something like this

255.255.0.0 = > two fifty five "dot" two fifty five "dot" zero "dot" zero

same you can apply for 192 "dot" 168 "dot" 100 "dot" 50

also where you have written two five five for 255 you can pronounce two fifty five

for Fig. 3-5 you can pronounce "figure 3 dash five" or even what you have mentiones is correct Figure three hypen five.

HTH

Ankur

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Re: right pronunciations

Many people will say things differently 0 like in that old song.

As addresses are referred to as "dotted decimal" it is normal to call the point a dot, and with addresses there is a mix of saying the digits and the whole number. In your mask I would say the digits, bt the address I would say one ine two dot one six eight dot one hundred dot fifty. As I think about it, 100 is the threshold of where I change, 101 being one oh one.

Fig 3-5 I would normally read with a pause - fig 3,5 though I may sometimes say dash rather than pause - normally where numbers are getting bigger - fig 27-103 would probably be fig 27 dash 103.

I don't know why I say dash rather than hyphen, it is dust what I do - I am english BTW rather than american, i that helps understanding.

P.

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Hall of Fame Super Blue

Re: right pronunciations

Hi

Different people have different pronounciations but here's how i use them and have generally heard them used.

1) 255.255.0.0

two five five dot two five five dot zero dot zero

2) 192.168.100.50

one nine two dot one six eight dot one hundred dot fifty

3) Fig 3-5

figure three dash five

HTH

Jon

New Member

Re: right pronunciations

Hi!

Many thanks for your courtesy!

Cisco Employee

Re: right pronunciations

Hi Haa,

You can pronounce point as "dot" as generally when you pronounce ip addresses and subnet mask we use "dot" so something like this

255.255.0.0 = > two fifty five "dot" two fifty five "dot" zero "dot" zero

same you can apply for 192 "dot" 168 "dot" 100 "dot" 50

also where you have written two five five for 255 you can pronounce two fifty five

for Fig. 3-5 you can pronounce "figure 3 dash five" or even what you have mentiones is correct Figure three hypen five.

HTH

Ankur

*Pls rate all helpfull post

New Member

Re: right pronunciations

Hi!

Truth has come to me through the mist!

Thank you!

Re: right pronunciations

Many people will say things differently 0 like in that old song.

As addresses are referred to as "dotted decimal" it is normal to call the point a dot, and with addresses there is a mix of saying the digits and the whole number. In your mask I would say the digits, bt the address I would say one ine two dot one six eight dot one hundred dot fifty. As I think about it, 100 is the threshold of where I change, 101 being one oh one.

Fig 3-5 I would normally read with a pause - fig 3,5 though I may sometimes say dash rather than pause - normally where numbers are getting bigger - fig 27-103 would probably be fig 27 dash 103.

I don't know why I say dash rather than hyphen, it is dust what I do - I am english BTW rather than american, i that helps understanding.

P.

New Member

Re: right pronunciations

Hi!

One ou one and three pause five are so cool!

Detail points are also important for me!

I am not as helpless as a kitten up a tree now.

Thank you!

New Member

Re: right pronunciations

May kind natures be honored!

I've got useful knowledges.

I shall say two five five dot two five five dot zero dot zero

at CCIE exam labo someday!

When we read them aloud in Japan, we often ignore dots as informal

usage. Because it is cool.

So they are pronounced as follows in Japan:

1) 255.255.0.0

nihyaku gojyuugo ten nihyaku gojyuugo ten rei ten rei or

nihyaku gojyuugo ten nihyaku gojyuugo ten zero ten zero

( informal and cool usage: ni go go ni go go zero zero )

2) 192.168.100.50

hyakukyuujyuni ten hyakurokujyuuhati ten hyaku ten gojyu

( informal and cool usage:

ichi ku ni ichi roku hachi ten hyaku ten gojyuu)

192.168 is ichi ku ni ichi roku hachi, dot is ignored here.

3') 3-5

san no go

Misty has gone! Thank you, all!

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