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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese primeiro, from Latin prīmārius (one of the first), from prīmus (first).

AdjectiveEdit

primeiro m (feminine singular primeira, masculine plural primeiros, feminine plural primeiras)

  1. first

AntonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

AdverbEdit

primeiro

  1. first

Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin prīmārius (one of the first), from prīmus (first).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

primeiro m (plural primeiros, feminine primeira, feminine plural primeiras)

  1. first, ordinal form of ũu

DescendantsEdit


PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese primeiro, from Latin prīmārius (one of the first), from prīmus (first). Doublet of primário.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

primeiro m (feminine primeira, masculine plural primeiros, feminine plural primeiras)

  1. first (ordinal form of um (one))
    Antonyms: último, derradeiro

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:primeiro.

NounEdit

primeiro m (plural primeiros)

  1. the first one
  2. first (the first day of the month)

Usage notesEdit

Other days of the month are expressed with cardinals rather than ordinals.

AdverbEdit

primeiro (not comparable)

  1. first (before all others)
    Eu fiz isso primeiro.
    I did that first.
    Synonym: por primeiro
  2. first of all (used to introduce the first of a series of remarks, often with an angry tone)
    Primeiro, você não tem evidência de nada disso.
    First of all, you have no evidence of any of this.
    Synonym: primeiramente

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:primeiro.