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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Catalan segon, from Old Occitan segon, from Latin secundus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

Catalan ordinal numbers
 <  1r 2n 3r  > 
    Cardinal : dos
    Ordinal : segon
    Multiplier : doble

segon (feminine segona, masculine plural segons, feminine plural segones)

  1. second

Usage notesEdit

When segon is the ordinal number of a century or of a regnal name of a monarch or pope, it is written using Roman numerals following the noun. Thus Joan Segon is written Joan II.

For most fractional numbers, the ordinal number is used to indicate the denominator of the fraction. Segon and its forms are never used to indicate halves. Instead, mig is used. Exceptions to this rule include mig (half), terç (third), quarter (quarter), milionèsim (millionth), bilionèsim (billionth), ....

The feminine form of the ordinal is usually used as the collective noun for a set of like objects of that size. Instead of segona, parell (pair) is used. Exceptions to the usual rule include parell (set of 2), qüern (set of 4), centenar (set of 100), grossa (set of 144), miler (set of 1000), and milenar (1000).

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

NounEdit

segon m (plural segons)

  1. second; SI unit of time
  2. second; a short indeterminate period of time
  3. second; unit of measuring angles

NounEdit

segon m (plural segons, feminine segona)

  1. A person in the second level of a castell.

Old OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin secundus. Gallo-Romance cognate with Old French selonc.

PrepositionEdit

segon

  1. according to

ReferencesEdit


VenetianEdit

NounEdit

segon m (plural segoni or seguni)

  1. large two-handed saw