Pronunciation: (nē-kOOd'), [key]
—pl. nik•ku•dimPronunciation: (nē"kOO-dēm'). [key]
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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