Definition of Ordinals

1. Noun. (plural of ordinal) ¹



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Definition of Ordinals

1. ordinal [n] - See also: ordinal

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ordinals

ordinal direction
ordinal indicator
ordinal indicators
ordinal number
ordinal numbers
ordinal rank
ordinal scale
ordinal scales
ordinal variable
ordinal variables
ordinale
ordinalism
ordinalities
ordinality
ordinally
ordinals (current term)
ordinance
ordinances
ordinand
ordinands
ordinant
ordinants
ordinar
ordinariate
ordinarier
ordinaries
ordinariest
ordinarily
ordinariness
ordinarinesses

Literary usage of Ordinals

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1. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities by William Smith, Samuel Cheetham (1880)
"Gelas. ic 95, and all ordinals of the Gregorian type ; Mabillon, Ord. Rom,, ... Bangor. ; but the majority of ordinals merely direct that the bishop (or ..."

2. A Grammar of the Hindi Language: In which are Treated the Standard Hindí by Samuel Henry Kellogg (1876)
"The ordinals above ' sixth' are all formed by adding ят <m to the cardinal numbers. Both the чп « and srf an final of the ordinals are inflected, ..."

3. Critical Grammar of the Hebrew Language by Isaac Nordheimer (1842)
"The masculine plural of the ordinals ends in QiT (§ 550), the feminine singular in ... The ordinals differ in form from the cardinals only as far as ten; ..."

4. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Being a Continuation of the by Samuel Cheetham (1880)
"The ritual of all other ordinals is as follows:—1. The bishop, sitting mitre t in his chair, is to mention the duties oí an acolyte (so Cod. Maff., 1'out. ..."

5. A Brief Grammar of the Portuguese Language with Exercises and Vocabularies by John Casper Branner (1910)
"Except when used in place of the ordinals the cardinals always precede the noun: ha vinte ... The ordinals have gender and number like other adjectives. 6. ..."

6. Handbook of the English Language by Robert Gordon Latham (1875)
"This is the affix by which all the ordinals from three to twelve, inclusive, ... The ordinals of one and two are formed on u different principle. ..."

7. A Compendious French Grammar: In Two Independent Parts (introductory and by August Hjalmar Edgren (1899)
"In quoting chapter, page, etc., it is optional, as in English, to use cardinals or ordinals, when the numeral follows its noun: eg ..."

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