Numeral Adjectives

Numeral Adjectives 1

In a simple sense, we can talk about two types of adjectives which refer to numbers: cardinal numbers and ordinal numbers.

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Numeral Adjectives 2

Cardinal numbers indicate quantity.

John and Mary have three children.

There are twelve students in the class.

The book cost twenty dollars.

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Numeral Adjectives 3

Ordinal numbers indicate order.

He took the first train in the morning.

He was the second person on the list.

Is the seventh day of the week Saturday or Sunday?

This was the fifteenth time this year that he had to fly to New York.

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Also see:

The Adjective
Descriptive Adjectives
Determiners
Indefinite Articles: a, an
Definite Article: the
Numeral Adjectives
Possessive Adjectives
Demonstrative Adjectives
Interrogative Adjectives
Indefinite Adjectives
Predicate Adjective
Noun Adjective
Participles
Clauses
Phrases
Comparative Adjectives
Superlative Adjectives
Objective Complement

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