What is the difference between Ordinal and Cardinal?




What is the difference between Ordinal and Cardinal? :


Ordinal : (adjective)

(
1 ) (Of a number) showing order or position in a series

I passed the M.A. (English) examination from Kolkata University securing a high first division and standing first in the order of merit.


(
2 ) The Certificates will be issued by the chief-guest to the students as per the ordinal number of merit of the students in the merit-list.



Ordinal : (noun)

(
1 ) First, second and third are ordinals.



Cardinal : (adjective)

(
1 ) Whole number representing quantity e.g. 1, 2, 3, 4, …


(
2 ) Most important Chief

Fundamental

Can you name a few cardinal virtues?

What are the cardinal facts of the case?



Cardinal : (noun)

(
1 ) Any of the groups of senior Roman Catholic priests who elect the Pope











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