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Converts an integer in the range −999,999 to 999,999 into an ordinal number in the English language.


{{ordinal to word|integer[|zeroth=zeroth][|us=on]}}

integer: Required. An integer in the range −999,999 to 999,999.

zeroth: Optional. The value to use when the number is 0. Default is "zeroth". Can be made empty or, for example, "seed" or "one before the first" as appropriate for the context.

us: Optional. If the value is "on", the output of numbers does not include "and" to separate hundreds from smaller values, nor to separate thousands from hundreds. This accords with American usage as described at English numerals.

This template should not be used in running prose in articles; it is intended for automated script processing of numeric data. Writing something like "in the {{ordinal to word|13}} match of the seasons" serves no purpose, and just makes the wikicode harder to understand and edit.


{{ordinal to word|-999999}}
{{ordinal to word|-1001|us=on}}
{{ordinal to word|-100}}
{{ordinal to word|-30}}
{{ordinal to word|0|zeroth=not a sausage}}
{{ordinal to word|30}}
{{ordinal to word|100}}
{{ordinal to word|1001|us=on}}
{{ordinal to word|999999}}


negative nine hundred ninety-nine thousand nine hundred and ninety-ninth
negative one thousand first
negative one hundredth
negative thirtieth
not a sausage 
one hundredth
one thousand first
nine hundred ninety-nine thousand nine hundred and ninety-ninth

Technical informationEdit

This template uses Module:ConvertNumeric.

See alsoEdit