aukastafur

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See also: aukastafir

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From auka- (extra, additional) +‎ stafur (character, letter).

Noun[edit]

aukastafur m (genitive singular aukastafs, nominative plural aukastafir)

  1. (mathematics) a decimal place; a numeral after the radix point in a decimal fraction

See also[edit]

  • hækka upp (to round up, to change a number by removing decimals and incrementing the last decimal: 16.666 → 16.7)
  • jafna út (to raise or lower the value of a number by removing decimals)