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Examples of Ordinal Numbers


Ordinal Numbers

Post by natttt
Posted on 2011-01-10 12:10:37
Cardinal numbers express quantity: two (2), thirty-five (35) etc...

Ordinal numbers indicate order or rank: first (1st), second (2nd), third (3rd) etc...

The definite article "the" normally goes in front of an ordinal number:
e.g. "Queen Elizabeth the second."

For most ordinal numbers, the ending "-th" is used, with one or two exceptions for those inevitable irregular numbers.

Examples of ordinal numbers:

1st the first
2nd the second
3rd the third
4th the fourth
5th the fifth
6th the sixth
7th the seventh
8th the eighth
9th the ninth
10th the tenth
11th the eleventh
12th the twelfth
13th the thirteenth
14th the fourteenth
15th the fifteenth
16th the sixteenth
17th the seventeenth
18th the eighteenth
19th the nineteenth

...

20th the twentieth
21st the twenty-first
22nd the twenty-second
23rd the twenty-third
24th the twenty-fourth
25th the twenty-fifth
26th the twenty-sixth
27th the twenty-seventh
28th the twenty-eighth
29th the twenty-ninth
30th the thirtieth
40th the fortieth
50th the fiftieth
60th the sixtieth
70th the seventieth
80th the eightieth
90th the ninetieth
100th the hundredth
101st the hundred and first
1000th the thousandth


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