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1/4 bath is normally just a sink. 1/2 bath is normally just sink and toilet. 3/4 bath is normally just a sink, toilet, and shower stall (no tub). A full bath is normally everything.

How do I pronounce these?

I used some software and it read them as "1 slash 4".

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  • I usually read 1/4 as "quarter", and sometimes "one-fourth". Commented Jul 13, 2014 at 8:46
  • @jimsug I phrased my edit as I did because 1) as indicated in the comments and answers already there are multiple ways, 2) there is no single answer, 3) the way it's worded right now could be understood as asking how the OP does pronounce them currently! Commented Jul 14, 2014 at 5:27
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    @curious I would never read that question as asking how the OP pronounces them currently, not because it's not possible, but because it's a bit of a silly question to ask. Also, asking "how do I pronounce these" doesn't preclude the possibility of multiple answers.
    – jimsug
    Commented Jul 14, 2014 at 5:35
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    Yes, the Cooperative Principle is relevant here.
    – user230
    Commented Jul 14, 2014 at 6:47

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You would say it as "a quarter bath". Bath is an abbreviation of bathroom, so you could also say "a quarter bathroom".

Similarly, "1/2 bath" is a "half bath" and "3/4 bath" is "A three-quarter bath".

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  • Thank you so much. What about 1/2? Shoud I read like " half bathroom"? Also 3/4 ? , much more thanks in advance.
    – user5036
    Commented Jul 13, 2014 at 17:21
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    Yes, the same logic extends to all the fractions: a quarter bath, a half bath, and a three-quarters bath.
    – Hellion
    Commented Jul 13, 2014 at 17:46
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    @user5036, I agree with Hellion, but I suspect that people would say "a three-quarter bath" with no s on quarter.
    – Dangph
    Commented Jul 13, 2014 at 22:38

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