thirty-ninth

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English[edit]

English ordinal numbers
 <  38th 39th 40th  > 
    Ordinal : thirty-ninth
    Cardinal : thirty-nine

Numeral[edit]

thirty-ninth

  1. (ordinal) The ordinal form of the number thirty-nine, describing a person or thing in position number 39 of a sequence.
    The answer appears on the thirty-ninth page of the book.
    She finished thirty-ninth in the race.

Usage notes[edit]

English ordinal numbers may function as either an adjective or as a noun, and almost never appear in the plural.

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Noun[edit]

thirty-ninth (plural thirty-ninths)

  1. (fractional) One of thirty-nine equal parts of a whole.
    A thirty-ninth of 780 is 20.