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17.2: Ordinal Numbers

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    These counting words usually function as modifiers of a noun, so they will appear with the appropriate ending to match case, gender, and number of the noun being counted.

    erst- first
    zweit- second
    dritt- third
    viert- fourth
    fünft- fifth
    sechst- sixth
    siebt- seventh
    acht- eighth
    neunt- ninth
    zehnt- tenth
    elft- eleventh
    fünfzehnt- fifteenth
    zwanzigst- twentieth
    einundzwanzigst- twenty-first
    dreißigst- thirtieth
    hundertst- hundredth
    hunderterst- hundred and first
    hundertzehnt- hundred and tenth
    zweihundertst- two hundredth
    tausendst- thousandth
    millionst- millionth

    17.2: Ordinal Numbers is shared under a CC BY-NC-SA license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by Howard Martin revised by Alan Ng.

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