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]

Non-lemma forms.

Numeral[edit]

prīmum

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

References[edit]

  • primum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • primum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • primum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • 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