Ordinal numbers from 1 to 10 in Spanish

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Ordinal numbers from 1 to 10

1.º, 1.ª → primero/a first
2.º, 2.ª → segundo/a second
3.º, 3.ª → tercero/a third
4.º, 4.ª → cuarto/a fourth
5.º, 5.ª → quinto/a fifth

6.º, 6.ª → sexto/a sixth
7.º, 7.ª → séptimo/a seventh
8.º, 8.ª → octavo/a eighth
9.º, 9.ª → noveno/a ninth
10.º, 10.ª → décimo/a tenth

Ordinal numbers agree in terms of gender and number:

Me gustó la segunda parte del libro.

I liked the second part of the book.

Él es mi cuarto hijo.

He’s my fourth son.

Exception: primero (first) and tercero (third) change to primer and tercer in front of a singular masculine noun:

Este es mi primer trabajo.

This is my first job.

Mi oficina está en el tercer piso.

My office is on the third floor.

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