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Catalan ordinal numbers
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    Cardinal : vint-i-quatre
    Ordinal : vint-i-quatrè


From vint-i-quatre ‎(twenty-four) + ‎(ordinal suffix)


vint-i-quatrè m ‎(feminine vint-i-quatrena, masculine plural vint-i-quatrens, feminine plural vint-i-quatrenes)

  1. (ordinal) twenty-fourth

Usage notes[edit]

When vint-i-quatrè 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 Vint-i-quatrè is written Joan XXIV.

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


vint-i-quatrè m ‎(plural vint-i-quatrens)

  1. (paper) vincesimo-quarto; paper size
  2. (printing) vincesimo-quarto; book size