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Catalan ordinal numbers
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    Cardinal : trenta-set
    Ordinal : trenta-setè


From trenta-set ‎(thirty-seven) + ‎(ordinal suffix)


trenta-setè m ‎(feminine trenta-setena, masculine plural trenta-setens, feminine plural trenta-setenes)

  1. (ordinal) thirty-seventh

Usage notes[edit]

When trenta-setè 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 Trenta-setè is written Joan XXXVII.

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