Complete Definition of "ordinal"

English

Etymology
L. ordinalis, adjective formed from noun ordo, order, + adjective suffix -alis

Adjective
en-adj|-

  1. Of a number, indicating position in a sequence.

Translations

Czech: Åadový m, poÅadový m
Croatian: redni m, redna f, redno n
French: ordinal, ordinaux m pl
mid
Latin: ordinalis
Spanish: ordinal m/f

Noun
wikipedia
en-noun

  1. An ordinal number such as first, second and third.

#: The commonest numerals in Latin, as in English, are the "cardinals"...and the "ordinals"... â F. M. Wheelock, Wheelockâs Latin, 6th ed. revised (2005), p97

Translations

Breton: niver petvediñ (pl niveroù petvediñ)
Croatian: redni broj m
Dutch: rangtelwoord n
French: ordinal m (pl ordinaux), nombre ordinal m (pl nombres ordinaux)
German: Ordinalzahl

Related terms
ordinal number
ordinate

See also
Contrast with cardinal


French

Etymology
From L. ordinalis.

Adjective
ordinal

  1. #Adjective|ordinal

Spanish

Adjective
es-adj|fordinal|plordinales

  1. ordinal. See English definition.

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