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ordinalize(Number): String

Returns a number as an ordinal, such as 1st or 2nd.


Name Description


An input number to return as an ordinal.


This example returns a variety of input numbers as ordinals.


%dw 2.0
import * from dw::core::Strings
output application/json
  "a" : ordinalize(1),
  "b": ordinalize(2),
  "c": ordinalize(5),
  "d": ordinalize(103)


   "a": "1st",
   "b": "2nd",
   "c": "5th",
   "d": "103rd"

ordinalize(Null): Null

Helper function that allows ordinalize to work with null values.

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