principalmente

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

principal +‎ -mente

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adverb[edit]

principalmente

  1. mainly
  2. principally

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

principale +‎ -mente

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /prin.t͡ʃi.palˈmen.te/
  • Rhymes: -ente
  • Hyphenation: prin‧ci‧pal‧mén‧te

Adverb[edit]

principalmente

  1. (archaic) in the first place, firstly
    • c. 13th century, Ricordano Malespini, “Come Nino ſignoreggiò tutto el mondo, & come Appollonio ſe edificare Fieſole [How Ninus ruled the whole world, and how Apollonius was able to build Fiesole]”, in Historia antica[1], published 1568, page 2:
      Dico principalmente che da Adamo inſino a Nino Re, [] ſi fue anni dumila trecento quaranta quattro.
      Firstly I say that, from Adam to King Ninus, there were two-thousand three-hundred forty-four years
  2. mainly
    Synonym: soprattutto
  3. principally

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

principal +‎ -mente

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /pɾĩ.si.paɫ.ˈmẽ.tɨ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /pɾĩ.si.paw.ˈmẽ.t͡ʃi/
  • Hyphenation: prin‧ci‧pal‧men‧te

Adverb[edit]

principalmente (comparative mais principalmente superlative o mais principalmente)

  1. principally, mainly
    Synonym: mormente

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:principalmente.


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From principal +‎ -mente.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /pɾinˌθipalˈmente/, [pɾĩn̟ˌθi.palˈmẽn̪.t̪e]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /pɾinˌsipalˈmente/, [pɾĩnˌsi.palˈmẽn̪.t̪e]
  • Hyphenation: prin‧ci‧pal‧men‧te

Adverb[edit]

principalmente

  1. mainly
  2. principally

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