seixanta-huitè

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Catalan[edit]

Catalan ordinal numbers
 <  67è 68è 69è  > 
    Cardinal : seixanta-huit
    Ordinal : seixanta-huitè

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From seixanta-huit ‎(sixty-eight) + ‎(ordinal suffix)

Adjective[edit]

seixanta-huitè m ‎(feminine seixanta-huitena, masculine plural seixanta-huitens, feminine plural seixanta-huitenes)

  1. (Valencia, ordinal) sixty-eighth

Usage notes[edit]

When seixanta-huitè 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 Seixanta-huitè is written Joan LXVIII.

For most fractional numbers, the ordinal number is used to indicate the denominator of the fraction. The ordinal seixanta-huitè 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).