primum

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adverbial accusative of prīmus.

Adverb[edit]

prīmum (not comparable)

  1. first, at first

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Numeral[edit]

prīmum

  1. inflection of prīmus:
    1. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter singular
    2. accusative masculine singular

References[edit]

  • primum”, in Charlton T[homas] Lewis; Charles [Lancaster] Short (1879) [] A New Latin Dictionary [], New York, N.Y.; Cincinnati, Ohio; Chicago, Ill.: American Book Company; Oxford: Clarendon Press.
  • primum”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • primum in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) we start by presupposing that..: positum est a nobis primum (c. Acc. c. Inf.)
    • (ambiguous) to be considered the foremost orator: primum or principem inter oratores locum obtinere
    • (ambiguous) to occupy the first, second position in the state: principem (primum), secundum locum dignitatis obtinere
    • (ambiguous) the vanguard: agmen primum