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ninth

 (nīnth)
n.
1. The ordinal number matching the number nine in a series.
2. One of nine equal parts.
3. Music
a. A harmonic or melodic interval of an octave and a second.
b. The tone at the upper limit of such an interval.
c. A chord consisting of a root with its third, seventh, and ninth.

[Middle English ninthe, from Old English nigonthe, from nigon, nine; see newn̥ in Indo-European roots.]

ninth adv. & adj.

ninth

(naɪnθ)
adj
(Mathematics) (usually prenominal)
a. coming after the eighth in counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number of nine. Often written: 9th
b. (as noun): he came on the ninth; ninth in line.
n
1. (Mathematics)
a. one of nine equal or nearly equal parts of an object, quantity, measurement, etc
b. (as modifier): a ninth part.
2. (Mathematics) the fraction equal to one divided by nine ()
3. (Classical Music) music
a. an interval of one octave plus a second
b. one of two notes constituting such an interval
adv
Also: ninthly after the eighth person, position, event, etc
sentence connector
Also: ninthly as the ninth point: linking what follows to the previous statement
[Old English nigotha; related to Old High German niunto, Old Norse nīundi]

ninth

(naɪnθ)

adj.
1. next after the eighth; being the ordinal number for nine.
2. being one of nine equal parts.
n.
3. a ninth part, esp. of one (1/9).
4. the ninth member of a series.
5. Music.
a. a tone distant from another tone by an interval of an octave and a second.
b. the interval between such tones.
c. harmonic combination of such tones.
adv.
6. in the ninth place.
[before 900; Middle English ninthe (see nine, -th2), earlier niend (Old English nigend), neogethe, nigethe (Old English nigotha); akin to Old Saxon nigutho, Old Norse nīundi, Gothic niunda]
ninth′ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ninth - position nine in a countable series of thingsninth - position nine in a countable series of things; "going into the ninth they were a run ahead"
rank - relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority"
2.ninth - one part in nine equal parts
common fraction, simple fraction - the quotient of two integers
Adj.1.ninth - coming next after the eighth and just before the tenth in positionninth - coming next after the eighth and just before the tenth in position
ordinal - being or denoting a numerical order in a series; "ordinal numbers"; "held an ordinal rank of seventh"
Translations
التّاسِعتَاسِعتُسْع
novè
devátýdevítina
niendeniendedel
naŭa
yhdeksäsyhdeksäsosa
devetidevetina
kilencedikegy kilenced
níundiníundi hluti
九番目九番目の
9분의 1아홉 번째의
devintadevintadalisdevintas
deviatydevätina
devetidevetina
nianiondeniondel
ที่เก้าลำดับที่เก้า
dokuzuncudokuzda bir
một phần chínthứ chín

ninth

[naɪnθ]
A. ADJnoveno, nono
Pius IXPío Nono
see fifth for usage
B. Nnoveno m
C. ADVen novena posición
to come in ninthllegar el noveno or en novena posición

ninth

[ˈnaɪnθ]
adjneuvième
the ninth floor → le neuvième étage
n
(gen)neuvième mf
(= day of month) the ninth → le neuf
the ninth of August → le neuf août
(= fraction) → neuvième mninth-grader [ˌnaɪnθˈgreɪdər] nélève mf de troisième

ninth

adj (in series) → neunte(r, s); (as fraction) → neuntel
nNeunte(r, s); (= fraction)Neuntel nt; (Mus) → None f ? also sixth

ninth

[ˈnaɪnθ]
1. adjnono/a
2. n (in series) → nono/a; (fraction) → nono
for usage see fifth

nine

(nain) noun
1. the number or figure 9.
2. the age of 9.
adjective
1. 9 in number.
2. aged 9.
nine-
having nine (of something). a nine-page booklet.
ninth noun
1. one of nine equal parts.
2. (also adjective) the last of nine (people, things etc); the next after the eighth.
ˈnine-year-old noun
a person or animal that is nine years old.
adjective
(of a person, animal or thing) that is nine years old.

ninth

تَاسِع devátý, devítina niende, niendedel Neunter ένατο, ένατος novena parte, noveno yhdeksäs, yhdeksäsosa neuvième deveti, devetina nono 九番目, 九番目の 9분의 1, 아홉 번째의 negende niende, niendedel dziewiąta, dziewiąty nona parte, nono девятая, девятый nionde, niondel ที่เก้า, ลำดับที่เก้า dokuzuncu một phần chín, thứ chín 九分之一, 第九
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