The Slovak language uses the same Arabic numeral system as the English language but with some unique differences.  Firstly, for some numbers there are different "gender" endings.  For instance,  the female ending for "first" is "prvá" as opposed to the male ending of  "prvý" which in english is simply "first" for any situation.  Secondly,  the short forms of ordinal numbers in Slovak are represented by a period after the number (for example, 3rd = 3.).  The third simple difference is that large numbers are separated by a space (1 976 324).  Overall, yes the numerical system here seems more complicated but once one learns the rules it is no more difficult than any other western numbering system.

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