See also: Prima, primá, príma, primă, and přímá

EnglishEdit

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prima (not comparable)

  1. most important

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AsturianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɾima/, [ˈpɾi.ma]

NounEdit

prima f (plural primes)

  1. cousin, female equivalent of primu

CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

prima f (plural primes)

  1. premium (a bonus paid in addition to normal payments)

AdjectiveEdit

prima

  1. feminine singular of prim

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CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈprɪma]
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

prima

  1. (informal) nice, great

Usage notesEdit

This adjective is indeclinable.

InterjectionEdit

prima

  1. nice

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Further readingEdit

  • prima in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • prima in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

DutchEdit

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prima (not comparable)

  1. excellent, fine

FrenchEdit

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prima

  1. third-person singular past historic of primer

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GalicianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

prima f (plural primas)

  1. female cousin
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

prima f (plural primas)

  1. bonus

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

prima

  1. third-person singular present indicative of primar
  2. second-person singular imperative of primar

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

prima (strong nominative masculine singular primaer, not comparable)

  1. great, super
    Synonyms: toll, klasse, schnieke

Further readingEdit

  • prima” in Duden online
  • prima” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

ItalianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (abbreviation)

EtymologyEdit

See primo.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpri.ma/
  • Rhymes: -ima
  • Hyphenation: prì‧ma

AdjectiveEdit

prima f

  1. feminine singular of primo

AdverbEdit

prima

  1. before
    Antonym: dopo
    Pensa prima di parlare.Think before you speak.
  2. once, formerly
  3. beforehand, in advance
  4. earlier, sooner

NounEdit

prima f (plural prime)

  1. the first
  2. an opening night; a premier
  3. the first year at school

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DescendantsEdit

  • Norwegian Bokmål: prima

KabuverdianuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese prima.

NounEdit

prima

  1. cousin (daughter of the uncle)

LadinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

prima

  1. feminine singular of prim

LatinEdit

NumeralEdit

prīma

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

NumeralEdit

prīmā

  1. ablative feminine singular of prīmus
    prīmā lūceat first light, at daybreak

ReferencesEdit

  • prima in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • prima in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • at daybreak: prima luce
    • from one's entry into civil life: ab ineunte (prima) aetate (De Or. 1. 21. 97)
    • to teach children the rudiments: pueros elementa (prima) docere
    • premises; consequences: prima (superiora); consequentia (Fin. 4. 19. 54)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian prima (before, once, at first, earlier), feminine singular of primo (first, initial, main), from Latin prīmus (first), from earlier prīsmos, from Proto-Italic *priisemos (foremost, first), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *preh₂- (before, in front).

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prima

  1. Only used in a prima vista (sight-read)

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OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Shortened from Old Occitan primavera, from Late Latin prīma vēra (early spring). Cf. the unshortened Gascon form primavèra.

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prima f (plural primas)

  1. spring (seasons)

See alsoEdit

Seasons in Occitan · sasons (layout · text) · category
prima (spring) estiu (summer) auton (autumn) ivèrn (winter)

PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese prima and Spanish prima and Kabuverdianu prima.

NounEdit

prima

  1. cousin (daughter of the uncle)

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin prīma, feminine of prīmus (first), from Proto-Indo-European *per-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

prima f (plural primas)

  1. female equivalent of primo: a female cousin
  2. (music) an instrument’s thinnest string
  3. (Roman Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy) the first canonical hour

AdjectiveEdit

prima m or f (plural primas, not comparable)

  1. (of birds of prey) female
    Açor-prima.
    Female goshawk.

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RomanianEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

prima

  1. definite nominative/accusative feminine singular of prim
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Etymology 2Edit

From French primer.

VerbEdit

a prima (third-person singular present primează, past participle primat1st conj.

  1. to prevail, to take precedent
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SpanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin primus.

NounEdit

prima f (plural primas, masculine primo, masculine plural primos)

  1. female equivalent of primo (female cousin)
Usage notesEdit

The noun primo is like most 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.

HyponymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From primo.

AdjectiveEdit

prima f

  1. feminine singular of primo

NounEdit

prima f (plural primas)

  1. bonus
    Synonyms: bonificación, bono, premio
  2. premium (amount to be paid for an insurance policy)
  3. (music) the highest-pitched string on a string instrument
    • 1888, Eduardo Acevedo Díaz, Ismael:
      Oíase como un ruido de alborozo en la enramada, donde un cantor unía las notas de su voz bronca a las de la prima y la bordona, atrayendo al sitio algunas mozas de trenza y pollera corta, y no pocas comadres de edad madura.
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Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

prima

  1. inflection of primar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin prima, from Latin primus (first).

AdjectiveEdit

prima (not inflected)

  1. excellent; top quality

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