primo

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See also: Primo, primó, and přímo

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian primo ‎(first).

Noun[edit]

primo ‎(plural primos)

  1. (music) The principal part of a duet.

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Adjective[edit]

primo ‎(not comparable)

  1. (colloquial) Best; first-class.

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish primo, from Latin (consobrinus) primus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: pri‧mo

Noun[edit]

primo

  1. (dated) male first cousin; male full cousin

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Esperanto[edit]

Esperanto Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia eo

Noun[edit]

primo ‎(accusative singular primon, plural primoj, accusative plural primojn)

  1. (mathematics) prime number

French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia fr

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

primo

  1. first (before anything else)

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Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese primo, from Latin (cōnsōbrīnus) prīmus.

Noun[edit]

primo m ‎(plural primos, feminine prima, feminine plural primas)

  1. male cousin
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin prīmus.

Adjective[edit]

primo m (feminine singular prima, masculine plural primos, feminine plural primas)

  1. first
  2. (mathematics) prime
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Noun[edit]

primo m ‎(plural primos)

  1. (mathematics) prime number
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Verb[edit]

primo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of primar

Italian[edit]

Italian ordinal numbers
 <  0th 1st 2nd  > 
    Cardinal : uno
    Ordinal : primo

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (abbreviation, in general) m, f
  • (abbreviation, in names of monarchs and popes) I

Etymology[edit]

From Latin prīmus, from earlier prīsmos < *prīsemos < Proto-Italic *priisemos.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpri.mo/, [ˈpr̺iː.mo]
  • Hyphenation: prì‧mo

Adjective[edit]

primo m ‎(feminine singular prima, masculine plural primi, feminine plural prime)

  1. first
  2. initial
  3. main, principal
  4. (mathematics) prime

Noun[edit]

primo m ‎(plural primi) (feminine: prima)

  1. first, first one
  2. initial one
  3. main one, principal one
  4. former (first of aforementioned two items. Used with the, often without a noun)

primo m ‎(plural primi)

  1. first course (of a meal), starter

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From prīmus ‎(first) +‎ .

Adverb[edit]

prīmō (not comparable)

  1. first, at first, firstly
Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of prīmus ‎(first).

Adjective[edit]

prīmō

  1. dative masculine singular of prīmus
  2. dative neuter singular of prīmus
  3. ablative masculine singular of prīmus
  4. ablative neuter singular of prīmus

References[edit]

  • primo in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • primo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • primo in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) at the first opportunity: primo quoque tempore
    • (ambiguous) at the beginning of spring: ineunte, primo vere

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese primo, from Latin (cōnsōbrīnus) prīmus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

primo m (plural primos)

  1. male cousin (son of a person’s uncle or aunt)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin prīmus, from earlier prīsmos < *prīsemos < Proto-Italic *priisemos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

primo m (plural primos)

  1. prime (number)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin (cōnsōbrīnus) prīmus.

Noun[edit]

primo m ‎(plural primos, feminine prima)

  1. cousin (of male or unspecified gender)
Usage notes[edit]

The noun primo is like several other Spanish nouns with a human referent. The masculine forms are used when the referent is known to be male, a group of males, a group of mixed or unknown gender, or an individual of unknown or unspecified gender. The feminine forms are used if the referent is known to be female or a group of females.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin prīmus, from earlier prīsmos < *prīsemos < Proto-Italic *priisemos.

Adjective[edit]

primo m ‎(feminine singular prima, masculine plural primos, feminine plural primas)

  1. first
  2. (mathematics) prime
    • 2002, Martin Gardner (translation by Luis Bou García), Huevos, nudos y otras mistificaciones matemáticas, page 207:
      Todos ellos son impares, excepto el 2, que es reputado como «el más primo» de todos los primos

Noun[edit]

primo m ‎(plural primos)

  1. (mathematics) prime number
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Noun[edit]

primo m ‎(plural primos)

  1. (colloquial) sucker, gullible person
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Verb[edit]

primo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of primar.