KannadaEṣṭaneyaAn interrogative word which is used to ask “Which ordinal number in a series?”, where the answer would be an ordinal number like “First” / “Second” / Third / “Hundredth” / Thousandth. Literally it would be Which-th.

Example usage : Q : ನಿಮ್ಮ ಮಗ **ಎಷ್ಟನೆಯ** ತರಗತಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ಓದುತ್ತಾನೆ? **Which-th** grade does your son study in? A : **ಮೂರನೆಯ** ತರಗತಿ. **Third** grade. Q : ನೀನು ನಿನ್ನ ತ೦ದೆತಾಯಿಯರ **ಎಷ್ಟನೆಯ** ಮಗ? **Which-th** son of your parents are you? A : **ಎರಡನೆಯ** ಮಗ. - **Second** son