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Which nikkud's name means "piercing" in Hebrew: dagesh or shuruk?

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Answer: dagesh

The nikkud are the diacritical vowel marks used by the Hebrew alphabet. For example, the dot placed in the middle of a Hebrew letter is called a dagesh , a word that means "piercing" in Hebrew. The symbol is called the shuruk. I don't know what the word means. If you know, pass it on..

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