πρωτόγονος

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πρωτόγονος (prōtógonos), equivalent to πρωτό- (protó-, first) +‎ γόνος (gónos, offspring).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɾoˈtoɣonos/
  • Hyphenation: πρω‧τό‧γο‧νος

Adjective[edit]

πρωτόγονος (protógonosm (feminine πρωτόγονη, neuter πρωτόγονο)

  1. primitive, savage, barbaric
  2. uncivilised, uncultivated
  3. (as a noun) savage, primitive person

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