Numbers – Ordinal Numerals

Numbers – Ordinal Numerals

Ordinal numbers tell us the order people, animals, or things take in a specific series:
A mulher foi a primeira a chegar The woman was the first to arrive.
They are variable in gender and number:
O homem foi o primeiro a chegar The man was the first to arrive
Eles foram os primeiros a chegar They masc. were the first to arrive
Elas foram as primeiras a chegar They fem. were the first to arrive

SingularPlural
MasculineFeminineMasculineFeminine
Firstprimeiroprimeiraprimeirosprimeiras
Secondsegundosegundasegundossegundas
Thirdterceiroterceiraterceirosterceiras
Twentiethvigésimovigésimavigésimosvigésimas

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