# Is it correct to put th after a date?

## Is it correct to put th after a date?

As you’ve seen before, in written English you may write a normal (cardinal) number without the “th” or “st” etc. after it. Even if it is not written, the ordinal number is still said in spoken English. In American English, it is not common to put the -th after the number in written English.

## What is the TH in a date?

One writes November 12, but says “November twelfth.” The only time to use the “th, nd, rd” and “st” with numbers is with ordinal numbers. Ordinal numbers are those used to indicate a progression.

How do you use st and th in dates?

This style used to be more popular, but it seems to be rather out of fashion now. If you do use it, remember to add the correct ending (st, nd, rd or th): 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, then use th until 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, etc. Remember we always capitalise months, whether we write them in full or abbreviate them.

### What is the th after a date called?

(Background: numbers that have the additional letters, like st, nd, rd, and th are called ordinals: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. When you shrink the letters and elevate them, they’re called superscript ordinals: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th.)

### What is th and ND?

first – last two letters are ‘st’ so put after 1 = 1st. second – last two letters are ‘nd’ put after 2 = 2nd. third – last two letters are ‘rd’ so put after 3 = 3rd. 4th – last two letters are ‘th’ so put after 4 = 4th.

What is 31th in English?

1. 31st – coming next after the thirtieth in position. thirty-first. ordinal – being or denoting a numerical order in a series; “ordinal numbers”; “held an ordinal rank of seventh”

#### How do you write 31 in date?

31 January | How to Write the correct date format 31 January in American English words

1. Writing date 31 January in English can be done in a variety of ways.
2. For example: The 31st day of the month January, in the year 2019, then the date in American English should be written as:
3. Jan 31.
4. January 31.
5. January 31, 2019.

#### Is it 32th or 32nd?

all use -st like 1st. 22nd, 32nd, 42nd, etc. all use -nd like 2nd. 23rd, 33rd, 43rd, etc.

What is ND and ST and th?

5th. (Background: numbers that have the additional letters, like st, nd, rd, and th are called ordinals: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. When you shrink the letters and elevate them, they’re called superscript ordinals: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th.)