ordinal

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin ōrdinālis, adjective formed from noun ōrdō (order), + adjective suffix -ālis.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɔː(ɹ).dɪ.nəl/
  • (file)
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɔːɹd.nəl/

AdjectiveEdit

ordinal (not comparable)

  1. (mathematics, of a number) Indicating position in a sequence.
  2. (taxonomy) Pertaining to a taxon at the rank of order.
  3. (nautical) Intercardinal.

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NounEdit

 
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ordinal (plural ordinals)

  1. An ordinal number such as first, second and third.
    The most common numerals in Latin, as in English, are the "cardinals"...and the "ordinals"... — F. M. Wheelock, Wheelock’s Latin, 6th ed. revised (2005), p97
  2. A book used in the ordination of Anglican ministers, or in certain Roman Catholic services

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin ordinalis.

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ordinal (feminine singular ordinale, masculine plural ordinaux, feminine plural ordinales)

  1. ordinal

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  • Romanian: ordinal

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin ordinalis.

AdjectiveEdit

ordinal m or f (plural ordinais, comparable)

  1. ordinal (indicating position in a numerical sequence)

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French ordinal

AdjectiveEdit

ordinal m or n (feminine singular ordinală, masculine plural ordinali, feminine and neuter plural ordinale)

  1. ordinal

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin ordinalis.

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AdjectiveEdit

ordinal (plural ordinales)

  1. ordinal

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