# Are there ordinal numbers in Spanish?

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## How do you form ordinal numbers in Spanish?

They are:

1. First: primero.
2. Second: segundo.
3. Third: tercero.
4. Fourth: cuarto.
5. Fifth: quinto.
6. Sixth: sexto.
7. Seventh: séptimo, sétimo.
8. Eighth: octavo.

## Do all languages have ordinal numbers?

None. In quite a few languages, ordinal numerals do not exist at all, nor are their functions taken over by cardinal numerals.

## What are ordinal and cardinal numbers in Spanish?

Cardinal numbers are those used in counting: one, two, three, etc. Ordinal numbers indicate position in a sequence: first, second, third, etc. … We’ll also list the first ten ordinal numbers, as these are the only “must know” numbers for indicating position in a sequence.

## What is ordinal number?

1 : a number designating the place (such as first, second, or third) occupied by an item in an ordered sequence — see Table of Numbers. 2 : a number assigned to an ordered set that designates both the order of its elements and its cardinal number.

## What are the 10 ordinal numbers in Spanish?

Ordinal Numbers 1-10

English Spanish
Seventh Séptimo
Eighth Octavo
Ninth Noveno
Tenth Décimo

## What four words mean the in Spanish?

In English, there is only one definite article: the. In Spanish, you have to choose between four definite articles: el, la, los and las.

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## What are the Spanish numbers?

Here are the Spanish numbers:

• uno.
• dos.
• tres.
• cuatro.
• cinco.
• seis.
• siete.
• ocho.

## What is 1st called?

one ⇒ first (1st) two ⇒ second (2nd) three ⇒ third (3rd)

## What is the ordinal of 10?

What Are Ordinal Numbers From 1 to 10? The ordinal numbers from 1 to 10 are as follows: 1st: First, 2nd: Second, 3rd: Third, 4th: Fourth, 5th: Fifth, 6th: Sixth, 7th: Seventh, 8th: Eighth, 9th: Ninth, and 10th: Tenth.

## What is 9th Spanish?

neunter, neunte, neuntes. • 9th. → 9º9ª

## How do you abbreviate 1st 2nd and 3rd in Spanish?

The Spanish ordinal numbers may be abbreviated. You use the superscript o for masculine nouns and the superscript a for feminine nouns.

And you use er only for the abbreviations of primer and tercer:

1. primero(a): 1o(a)
2. segundo(a): 2o(a)
3. tercero(a): 3o(a)
4. cuarto(a): 4o(a)
5. primer: 1er.
6. tercer: 3er.