Ordinal numbers are used to indicate a position in a series. Italian Ordinal Numbers Below is a list of cardinal numbers from 1 to 1 million and ordinal numbers from 1st to 1 millionth. Italian ordinal numbers. Note that ordinal numbers are NOT used for dates in Italian, unlike in English. I numeri ordinali. I won’t translate them… you can work out the meanings for yourselves! This lesson is about ordinal numbers (first, second, third, etc.).

Key to abbreviations: m … Click on each number to hear the pronunciation.

Details of how to count in Italian with cardinal and ordinal numbers.
My birthday is the fourth of April in English, but in Italian it would be “four April”. The Italian ordinal numbers show the place in a sequence or in a numbered series and correspond to English first, second, third, fourth, etc.