Video:Learn the Ordinal Numbers in Spanishwith Milo De Prieto
Learn the ordinal numbers in Spanish so that you can communicate more effectively in Spanish.See Transcript
Transcript:Learn the Ordinal Numbers in SpanishHola, I'm Milo for About.com and today we're talking about how to say the ordinal numbers in Spanish.
Intro to Ordinal Numbers in SpanishAs a quick refresher, ordinal numbers are first, second, third, etc. In Spanish, the ordinal numbers also agree in gender with the noun they identify.
Learn the First Ten Ordinal Numbers in SpanishThe first ten ordinal numbers are:
- First: primero
- Second: segundo
- Third: tercero
- Fourth: cuarto
- Fifth: quinto
- Sixth: sexto
- Seventh: séptimo
- Eighth: octavo
- Ninth: noveno
- Tenth: décimo
Examples in Daily Life of Ordinal Numbers in SpanishHere are some examples in daily life: In Spain many people live in flats that are numbered by floor and then door. So the fourth floor, second door would be called the fourth second; but since floor, suelo is masculine, and door, puerta, is feminine, it is called cuarto segunda.
Vivo en calle Aragón diecisiete, segundo tercera.(Aragón 17, 2º-3ª). I live at 17 Aragon St, 2-3.
Coje la segunda a la derecha. Take the second right.
Soy el quinto niño de seis. I'm the 5th child of 6.
Esta es la cuarta vez que ha pasado.This is the 4th time that it has happened.
Ese hotel es mi segundo preferido.That hotel is my second choice.
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