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    #1

    Forty-fourth High Priest vs Forty-Fourth High Priest

    Forty-fourth High Priest
    Forty-Fourth High Priest

    Which is correct? Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: Forty-fourth High Priest vs Forty-Fourth High Priest

    If you're capitalizing, then capitalize them all. Forty-Fourth.

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    #3

    Re: Forty-fourth High Priest vs Forty-Fourth High Priest

    I would not capitalize "fourth". Write ​Forty-fourth High Priest.
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    Re: Forty-fourth High Priest vs Forty-Fourth High Priest

    This site tabulates two style guides' recommendations for capitalization of hyphenated words. The two guides don't always agree.
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    #5

    Re: Forty-fourth High Priest vs Forty-Fourth High Priest

    Is there some reason you want/need to write the ordinal number out in words? It would be much more natural as "44th High Priest".
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 10-May-2017 at 22:28. Reason: Fixed typo
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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