Ordinal numbers are used to describe something's position relative to others. In other words, these are an object's rankings or placings.
The only exception is the ordinal number for 1, which is முதலாவது. Here are the first 10 ordinal numbers:
|ordinal numbers 1-10|
The only exception to using ordinal numbers, as they are, is when naming dates such as "February 29th" or "August 13th".
The word தேதி means "date". Click learn about Thamil months and seasons. Some examples of dates (using English months):