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## What is the difference between a cardinal number and a ordinal number?

Cardinal numbers tell ‘how many’ of something, they show quantity. Ordinal numbers tell the **order** of how things are set, they show the position or the rank of something. … Ordinal numbers all use a suffix.

## What is the ordinal numbers in Spanish?

Ordinal Numbers 1-10

English | Spanish |
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First | Primero |

Second | Segundo |

Third | Tercero |

Fourth | Cuarto |

## What is a cardinal numbers Spanish?

“Cardinal numbers” is just a fancy name **for the regular numbers we know** and use, such as uno, dos and trés (one, two, and three). We use cardinal numbers in Spanish in the following situations: to tell the time when somebody asks “¿Qué hora es?” (“What time is it?”) to count.

## What are the differences between cardinal and ordinal numbers give examples?

A Cardinal Number is a number that says how many of **something** there are, such as one, two, three, four, five. An Ordinal Number is a number that tells the position of something in a list, such as 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th etc. Most ordinal numbers end in “th” except for: one ⇒ first (1st)

## What are the numbers 1 to 20 in Spanish?

There’s no real pattern, you just have to learn them: **uno, dos, tres, cuatro, cinco, seis, siete, ocho, nueve, diez**, once, doce, trece, catorce, quince. Other than veinte (again), they all have a clear relationship with the related smaller number: cuatro cuarenta, ocho ochenta, etc.

## What is 9th Spanish?

**neunter**, neunte, neuntes. • 9th. → 9º9ª

## How do you use cardinal numbers in Spanish?

**They are:**

- First: primero.
- Second: segundo.
- Third: tercero.
- Fourth: cuarto.
- Fifth: quinto.
- Sixth: sexto.
- Seventh: séptimo, sétimo.
- Eighth: octavo.

## What is meant by Cardinal numbers?

1 : a number (such as 1, 5, 15) that is used in simple counting and **that indicates how many elements there are in an assemblage** — see Table of Numbers. 2 : the property that a mathematical set has in common with all sets that can be put in one-to-one correspondence with it.

## What are ordinal and cardinal numbers in Spanish?

Cardinal numbers are those used in counting: **one, two, three, etc**. Ordinal numbers indicate position in a sequence: first, second, third, etc. … We’ll also list the first ten ordinal numbers, as these are the only “must know” numbers for indicating position in a sequence.

## How do you show ordinal numbers?

**Ordinal numbers can be written out as words (second, third) or as numerals followed by abbreviations (2nd, 3rd).**

- 1: first, 1st.
- 2: second, 2nd.
- 3: third, 3rd.
- 4: fourth, 4th.
- 5: fifth, 5th.
- 6: sixth, 6th.
- 7: seventh, 7th.
- 8: eighth, 8th.

## How do you use an adverb in Spanish?

Most Spanish adverbs are **formed by adding -mente to the feminine singular form of the adjective**. This ending corresponds to -ly in English. Note: When an adjective has a written accent, the adverb retains it. Another way to form an adverb is to use the preposition con + the singular form of the noun.