ordinal
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ordinal(
awr
-
dih
-
nuhl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (mathematics)
a. el ordinal
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I know how to say the numbers in Spanish, but I still haven't learned the ordinals.Sé decir los números en español, pero todavía no he aprendido los ordinales.
b. el número ordinal
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We use ordinals in dates and cardinals when we count.Usamos los números ordinales en las fechas y los números cardinales cuando contamos.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (related to an order)
a. ordinal
What's your ordinal position in the ranking?¿Cuál es tu posición ordinal en la clasificación?
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ordinal [ˈɔːdɪnl]
adjective
ordinal
ordinal number número (m) ordinal
noun
ordinal (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ordinal
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
ordinal(
ohr
-
dee
-
nahl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (grammar)
a. ordinal
Hoy aprendimos los números cardinales y ordinales en ruso.Today we learned the cardinal and ordinal numbers in Russian.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (grammar)
a. ordinal
El ordinal muestra la posición en una serie.The ordinal shows the position in a series.
b. ordinal number
"Primero" es un adverbio, pero también un ordinal."First" is an adverb, but also an ordinal number.
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ordinal
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. ordinal
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (número)
a. ordinal (number)
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ordinal
adjective
ordinal
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "ordinal"
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ordinal number
el número ordinal
write the correct ordinal numbers
escribe los números ordinales correctos
Phrases with "ordinal"
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número ordinal
ordinal number
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