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For most fractional numbers, the ordinal number is used to indicate the denominator of the fraction. The ordinal ca-num-ord-note 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).


This template is used to provide a standard usage note to Catalan ordinal numbers. It takes one optional parameter which is used to customize the note for certain entries. Values which trigger a non-default message are 1, 2, 3, 4, 10, 100, 144, 1000, and big.