In French and English, there are differences on how you use ordinal and cardinal numbers.
Learn how to use ordinal and cardinal numbers in French
Look at these names of kings, queens, popes:
Notice that cardinal numbers (deux, trois, quatre...) are used for royalty where ordinals (second, third, fourth...) are used in English, except for 1st = Ier / premier:
In French, you have two different words to express third: you use the fractional number tiers (masculine) or tierce (feminine) to express a fraction, a portion of something (= one third of), and you use the ordinal number troisième to express a rank or an order (= third out of).
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