See also: Primo, primó, and přímo

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian primo (first). Doublet of prime.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

primo (plural primos)

  1. (music) The principal part of a duet.

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AdjectiveEdit

primo (not comparable)

  1. (colloquial) Best; first-class.
    • 2010, Marie Kanger-Born, Confessions of a Chicago Punk Bystander (page 16)
      We strung Christmas lights around the ceiling to frame it. The final touches of coolness were my two spinning disco lights in the front room. That apartment was like my canvas and it was a primo party spot.
    • 2014 January 30, Seth Kugel, “Wintertime Bargains in Budapest”, in The New York Times[1]:
      I had to contort a bit to see during Act I, but the theater was not full — opera tickets, even at such prices, are a luxury for many Hungarians — so during the first intermission I moved to a primo orchestra seat, with not just the knowledge but the assistance of an usher.

AnagramsEdit


CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish primo, from Latin (consobrinus) primus.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pri‧mo

NounEdit

primo

  1. (dated) male first cousin; male full cousin

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EsperantoEdit

 
Esperanto Wikipedia has an article on:
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NounEdit

primo (accusative singular primon, plural primoj, accusative plural primojn)

  1. (mathematics) prime number

FrenchEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pʁi.mo/
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AdverbEdit

primo

  1. first (before anything else)

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GalicianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese primo, from Latin (cōnsōbrīnus) prīmus.

NounEdit

primo m (plural primos, feminine prima, feminine plural primas)

  1. male cousin
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin prīmus.

AdjectiveEdit

primo m (feminine singular prima, masculine plural primos, feminine plural primas)

  1. first
  2. (mathematics) prime
SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

primo m (plural primos)

  1. (mathematics) prime number
SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

primo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of primar

ItalianEdit

Italian ordinal numbers
 <  0º 2º  > 
    Cardinal : uno
    Ordinal : primo

Alternative formsEdit

  • (abbreviation, in general) m, f
  • (abbreviation, in names of monarchs and popes) I

EtymologyEdit

From Latin prīmus, from earlier prīsmos < *prīsemos < Proto-Italic *priisemos.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

primo (feminine prima, masculine plural primi, feminine plural prime, superlative primissimo)

  1. first
  2. initial
  3. main, principal
  4. (mathematics) prime
    numero primoprime number

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

primo m (plural primi, feminine prima)

  1. first, first one
  2. former (first of aforementioned two items)

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: primo

NounEdit

primo m (plural primi)

  1. (cooking) Clipping of primo piatto; first course, starter
    Coordinate term: secondo

See alsoEdit

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From prīmus (first) +‎ .

Alternative formsEdit

AdverbEdit

prīmō (not comparable)

  1. first, firstly, first of all, first up, at first, before all else

Etymology 2Edit

Inflected form of prīmus (first).

AdjectiveEdit

prīmō

  1. dative masculine singular of prīmus
  2. dative neuter singular of prīmus
  3. ablative masculine singular of prīmus
  4. ablative neuter singular of prīmus

ReferencesEdit

  • primo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • primo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • primo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[2], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) at the first opportunity: primo quoque tempore
    • (ambiguous) at the beginning of spring: ineunte, primo vere

PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese primo, from Latin (cōnsōbrīnus) prīmus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

primo m (plural primos, feminine prima, feminine plural primas)

  1. male cousin (son of a person’s uncle or aunt)

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin prīmus, from earlier prīsmos < *prīsemos < Proto-Italic *priisemos.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

primo m (plural primos, feminine prima, feminine plural primas)

  1. prime (number)

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɾimo/, [ˈpɾi.mo]

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin (cōnsōbrīnus) prīmus.

NounEdit

primo m (plural primos, feminine prima, feminine plural primas)

  1. cousin (of male or unspecified gender)
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 Latin prīmus, from earlier prīsmos < *prīsemos < Proto-Italic *priisemos.

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. first
    Synonym: primero
  2. (mathematics) prime
    • 2002, Martin Gardner (translation by Luis Bou García), Huevos, nudos y otras mistificaciones matemáticas, page 207:
      Todos ellos son impares, excepto el 2, que es reputado como «el más primo» de todos los primos
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

primo m (plural primos)

  1. (mathematics) prime number
    Synonym: número primo

NounEdit

primo m (plural primos)

  1. (colloquial) sucker, gullible person
    Synonym: pardillo
Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

primo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of primar.

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