The English meaning of 1 (prefix indicating ordinal number, eg. first, number two etc)2 order3 (old) rank in the imperial examinations4 mansion5 (literary) but6 just
I'll see to it that you have a raise after the first year.
Go straight down this street and turn right at the third light.
That was the first time that a man walked on the moon.
I hurried in order to catch the first train.