dotzè

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Catalan[edit]

Catalan ordinal numbers
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    Ordinal : dotzè
    Cardinal : dotze

Etymology[edit]

From dotze (twelve) + (ordinal suffix)

Adjective[edit]

dotzè m (feminine dotzena, masculine plural dotzens, feminine plural dotzenes)

  1. (ordinal) twelfth

Usage notes[edit]

When dotzè is the ordinal number of a century or of a regnal name of a monarch or pope, it is written using Roman numerals following the noun. Thus Joan Dotzè is written Joan XII.

For most fractional numbers, the ordinal number is used to indicate the denominator of the fraction. The ordinal dotzè is used to indicate this denominator just as the corresponding English ordinal would be. Exceptions to this rule include mig (half), terç (third), quarter (quarter), milionèsim (millionth), bilionèsim (billionth), ....

The feminine form of the ordinal is usually used as the collective noun for a set of like objects of that size. Exceptions to the usual rule include parell (set of 2), qüern (set of 4), centenar (set of 100), grossa (set of 144), miler (set of 1000), and milenar (1000).

Noun[edit]

dotzè m (plural dotzens)

  1. (paper) duodecimo; paper size
  2. (printing) duodecimo; book size