Negative Numbers in Germany language

Abdulmalik Alzubi 11 Reputation points
2021-08-17T13:17:31.157+00:00

Why can the negative numbers in German language not be included in speech recognition ?

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  1. GiftA-MSFT 11,151 Reputation points
    2021-08-18T14:58:12.82+00:00

    Hi, thanks for reaching out. If you use dictation mode, you can say: "minus zeichen <number>" and it will be transformed into "-<number>". It is currently the same behavior for English, that the minus symbol will only be transformed to the actual sign in dictation mode. Punctuation signs such as "-" are discarded during the data upload. For negative numbers, we recommend to write them plain text, i.e., "minus neun" ("minus 9" is also acceptable). As punctuation exceptions, "9." will be uploaded as "neunter", and "9.4" as neun comma vier. Hope this helps!