39 in Spanish - Cardinal and Ordinal
The number 39 in Spanish is número
treinta y nueve. Number 39 is called a counting number as it indicates quantity. Counting
numerals are otherwise known as cardinals.
In English, the ordinal number for 39 is thirty-ninth which can be
abbreviated to 39th.
The ordinals are often
used in written and spoken English, however, this is not the case in
the Spanish language as ordinals are not really used very often
after the 10th. The counting (cardinal) number is used as a
replacement. The following example can be used as a guide to
clarifying this use of the ordinal number: