Ordinal numerals are the form of the numeral corresponding to English th. As in English, only the last numeral of a compound numeral has an ending — the numerals that precede it are the dictionary forms of cardinal numerals, like сљмьдесят '70' in the compound сљмьдесят пїтый '75th'.

For a chart of cardinal numerals, see Numbers and Numerals.
For an alternative display, see a handy table in Cardinal <==> Ordinal Numerals.

Ordinal numerals are always used in stating years in dates (see below).

All ordinal numerals are ordinary adjectives except трљтий, which is a special adjective.

вторћй

2nd

двадцђтый

20th

семидесїтый

70th

сљмьдесят пїтый

75th

Онђ родилђсь в сљмьдесят пїтом годџ.

She was born in '75.


Numbers that consist of a numeral and the noun тІсяча make singlewords ordinal numerals. These are compound (doubleroot) words in which the first part is a Prepositional form of the numeral, e.g. двухтІсячный. The hundreds are formed the same way: двухсћтый.

МІ занимђемся в двухсћтой аудитћрии.

Our class is in room 200.

Онђ родилђсь в двухтІсячном годџ.

She was born in 2000.

