# How do you tell the time correctly?

## How do you spell 9:30 p.m.?

The word «clock» can be omitted, but it is important that the times in DIN notation are always separated by a colon and written in two digits. «9:30 am» would not be the norm (in which case one should switch back to single-dot notation).

## How do you spell 8:30 p.m.?

It is different with tabular time information with minutes. Here the zero in front of the one-digit number is retained. That is, you write 09:00 in a table. At a glance: So you write 8 a.m., but 08:30 a.m.

## How do you spell 12:30 p.m.?

## How do you spell 6:30 p.m.?

Instead of 6:00 a.m., 0600 is written (pronounced “zero six hundred”), 0630 (for 6:30 a.m.) is spoken “point six thirty”.

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## 19 related questions found

### How do you spell 24 hours?

24-hour hotline / 24-hour hotline? There is always a space between the unit and the number. In a compound term, spaces are replaced by hyphens. So 24-hour hotline.

### How do you write times from to?

“From 10.00:18.00 a.m. to XNUMX:XNUMX p.m.”

Even in headlines, there is nothing wrong with writing «Telephone advice: 10.00 a.m. to 18.00 p.m.» or «Advice from 10.00 a.m. to 18.00 p.m.». Basically, if you start with «from», the preposition «to» must also follow.

### Can you write H for clock?

The abbreviation h should not be used for «clock»; it is reserved as a character for the duration. The abbreviation h is used for hours and the abbreviations min and s or single ′ or double ″ dashes for minutes and seconds.

### How to write an hour

f. Abbr.: st, St., Std., Pl. Stdn.

### How do you write the time in Duden?

If you want to follow the DIN rules, the solution looks like this: 19:30 p.m.; that is, you specify both hours and minutes, each with two digits and separating them with a colon (08:30). If only the hours are to be specified, one digit is sufficient: at 7 o’clock.

### What does 12 30 AM mean?

12 hour clock. If you choose the 24-hour clock, 30 minutes after midnight is 00:30, without am or pm If you choose the 12-hour clock, 30 minutes after midnight is 12:30 am and 30 minutes after midday is 12:30 pm

### What does 03 30 mean?

03:30 — Someone would like to have sex with you. 04:40 — Whether consciously or unconsciously, you have betrayed someone. 05:50 — You are in for a surprise. 10:01 — The person you love the most is thinking about someone else right now.

### Which dash at the time?

Example of writing a dash as a bis-dash:

In the closed brief, from/to dates and times are always written out in full.

### What is 11:45 am?

The specified hour is therefore a quarter full. «Quarter 12» means a quarter of the hour 12, i.e. 11:15 a.m. To be more precise, at 11:45 a.m., one would have to say “it is a quarter past 12 p.m.”.

### What time is it 10 30 am?

10:30 am: It is ten thirty. 11:00 am: It is eleven o’clock.

### What time is 3 4 7?

In the whole of Old Bavaria, people say «three quarters to seven» for 6.45 a.m. or 18 p.m., which is in line with Austria, Franconia and the new federal states. The western part of Germany and Switzerland prefer «quarter to seven», more rarely «quarter to seven».

### Is 7am?

A quarter past eight (3/4 of the 8th hour is over) means it is 7:45 a.m.

### What does 3 4 hours mean?

A quarter of an hour equals 15 minutes. TWO quarters of an hour is 30 minutes. THREE quarters is 45 minutes. A THREE-FOURTH hour has 45 minutes.

### What time is it 0:XNUMX?

One counts every 24 hours. At midnight you can say: It’s zero o’clock or: It’s eleven o’clock.

### How do you write the time after midnight?

Example: 22pm = 10pm.

The hour after midnight also falls into this category: 0am = 12am.

### What comes after 23 and 59?

A digital clock with Arabic numerals always shows 23:59 or 59:0 after 00:00 and 00 seconds. In mathematics and data processing, 24:00 is not known, after 23:59 there is always 0:00, since the counter starts over with 0.

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