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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Latin prīmōrdiālis(of the beginning). Confer primordium and -al.

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primordial ‎(not comparable)

  1. first, earliest or original
    • Sir W. Hamilton
      the primordial facts of our intelligent nature
  2. (biology) characteristic of the earliest stage of the development of an organism, or relating to a primordium
    a primordial leaf; a primordial cell
  3. primeval

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NounEdit

primordial ‎(plural primordials)

  1. A first principle or element.

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FrenchEdit

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primordial m ‎(feminine singular primordiale, masculine plural primordiaux, feminine plural primordiales)

  1. primordial, primitive, original
  2. vital, essential

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GermanEdit

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primordial ‎(not comparable)

  1. primordial

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin prīmōrdiālis(of the beginning).

AdjectiveEdit

primordial m, f ‎(plural primordiais, comparable)

  1. primordial (first, earliest or original)
  2. primary, main, paramount
    • 1982, Bernardo Soares, Livro do Desassossego, Vol.II
      Em mim o que há de primordial é o hábito e o jeito de sonhar.

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AdjectiveEdit

primordial m, f ‎(plural primordiales)

  1. primordial