cent quaranta-quatrè

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Catalan ordinal numbers
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    Cardinal : cent quaranta-quarte
    Ordinal : cent quaranta-quatrè


From cent quaranta-quarte ‎(one hundred forty-four) + ‎(ordinal suffix)


cent quaranta-quatrè m ‎(feminine cent quaranta-quatrena, masculine plural cent quaranta-quatrens, feminine plural cent quaranta-quatrenes)

  1. (ordinal) one hundred forty-fourth

Usage notes[edit]

For most fractional numbers, the ordinal number is used to indicate the denominator of the fraction. The ordinal cent quaranta-quatrè 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. Instead of cent quaranta-quatrena, grossa ‎(gross) is more often used. 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).