Cardinal & Ordinal Numbers in English

Cardinal & Ordinal Numbers in English

Cardinal & Ordinal Numbers in English! In English, cardinal numbers are the numbers we use to count things. There are also ordinal numbers, which are used to show the order of things. In this blog post, we will look at how to form and use both types of number in English. Let’s get started!

What are Cardinal Numbers?

Cardinal numbers are the numbers we use to count things. For example, if we wanted to count the number of people in a room, we would use cardinal numbers. Cardinal numbers can be used for counting both tangible objects and abstract concepts.

How to Form Cardinal Numbers?

In English, cardinal numbers are usually written as numerals (1, 2, 3, etc.). However, there are some exceptions to this rule. For instance, the number 10 can also be written as “ten.” The number 100 can be written as “one hundred.”

When writing large numbers, it is standard to use commas to separate groups of three digits. For example, the number 1,000 can be written as “one thousand.”

How to Use Cardinal Numbers?

In order to use cardinal numbers, you first need to know how to form them. Once you know how to form them, you can then use them in sentences. For example, the sentence “I have one cat” would use the number 1 as a cardinal number. The sentence “I have three cats” would use the number 3 as a cardinal number. As another example, the sentence “The election is on November 8th” would use the number 8 as a cardinal number.

What are Ordinal Numbers?

Ordinal numbers are used to show the order of things. For example, if we wanted to say that someone was the third person in line, we would use ordinal numbers. Ordinal numbers can be used for both tangible objects and abstract concepts.

How to Form Ordinal Numbers?

In English, ordinal numbers are usually written as numerals with the suffix “-th” added to the end (1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc.). However, there are some exceptions to this rule. For instance, the number 10 can also be written as “tenth.” The number 100 can also be written as “hundredth.”

When writing large numbers, it is standard to use commas to separate groups of three digits. For example, the number 1,000 can be written as “one thousandth.”

How to Use Ordinal Numbers?

In order to use ordinal numbers, you first need to know how to form them. Once you know how to form them, you can then use them in sentences. For example, the sentence “I am the first person in line” would use the number 1 as an ordinal number. The sentence “I am the third person in line” would use the number 3 as an ordinal number. As another example, the sentence “The race is on April 22nd” would use the number 22 as an ordinal number.

List of Ordinal Numbers in English

9th Ninth
8th Eighth
7th Seventh
6th Sixth
5th Fifth
4th Fourth
3rd Third
30th Thirtieth
2nd Second
29th Twenty-ninth
28th Twenty-eighth
27th Twenty-seventh
26th Twenty-sixth
25th Twenty-fifth
24th Twenty-fourth
23rd Twenty-3rd
22nd Twenty-2nd
21st Twenty-first
20th Twentieth
1st First
19th Nineteenth
18th Eighteenth
17th Seventeenth
16th Sixteenth
15th Fifteenth
14th Fourteenth
13th Thirteenth
12th Twelfth
11th Eleventh
10th Tenth

 

List of Cardinal Numbers in English

100.000 One hundred thousand
100 One hundred
90 Ninety
80 Eighty
70 Seventy
60 Sixty
50 Fifty
40 Forty
30 Thirty
20 Twenty
14 Fourteen
13 Thirteen
12 Twelve
11 Eleven
10.000 Ten thousand
10 Ten
9 Nine
8 Eight
7 Seven
6 Six
5 Five
4 Four
3 Three
2 Two
1.000 One thousand
1.000.000 One million
1 One
0 Zero


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