Ninthest

ninth

[nahynth]
adjective
1.
next after the eighth; being the ordinal number for nine.
2.
being one of nine equal parts.
noun
3.
a ninth part, especially 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.
adverb
6.
in the ninth place.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English ninthe (see nine, -th2), replacing Middle English niend (Old English nigend), neogethe, nigethe (Old English nigotha); akin to Old Saxon nigutho, Old Norse nīundi, Gothic niunda

ninthly, adverb
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ninth (naɪnθ)
 
adj
1.  (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
2.  a.  one of nine equal or nearly equal parts of an object, quantity, measurement, etc
 b.  (as modifier): a ninth part
3.  the fraction equal to one divided by nine (1/9)
4.  music
 a.  an interval of one octave plus a second
 b.  one of two notes constituting such an interval
 c.  See ninth chord
 
adv
5.  Also: ninthly after the eighth person, position, event, etc
 
sentence connector
6.  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]

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