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Ordinal numbers

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Table of Ordinal Numbers

Ordinal Numbers from 1 through 1,000,000
1stfirst 11theleventh 21sttwenty-first 31stthirty-first
2ndsecond 12thtwelfth 22ndtwenty-second 40thfortieth
3rdthird 13ththirteenth 23rdtwenty-third 50thfiftieth
4thfourth 14thfourteenth 24thtwenty-fourth 60thsixtieth
5thfifth 15thfifteenth 25thtwenty-fifth 70thseventieth
6thsixth 16thsixteenth 26thtwenty-sixth 80theightieth
7thseventh 17thseventeenth 27thtwenty-seventh 90thninetieth
8theighth 18theighteenth 28thtwenty-eighth 100thone hundredth
9thninth 19thnineteenth 29thtwenty-ninth 1,000thone thousandth
10thtenth 20thtwentieth 30ththirtieth 1,000,000thone millionth
               

Form

Spelling of Ordinal Numbers

Just add th to the cardinal number:

Exceptions:

In compound ordinal numbers, note that only the last figure is written as an ordinal number:

Figures

When expressed as figures, the last two letters of the written word are added to the ordinal number:

Titles

In names for kings and queens, ordinal numbers are written in Roman numbers. In spoken English, the definite article is used before the ordinal number:

Changed: 10th Dec 2010 19:36

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