primoris

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From prīmus (first).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

prīmōris (neuter prīmōre); third-declension two-termination adjective

  1. first, foremost, closest to the front
  2. earliest
  3. chief, principal

Usage notesEdit

The nominative singular forms are unattested in Classical Latin.

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension two-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative prīmōris prīmōre prīmōrēs prīmōria
Genitive prīmōris prīmōrium
Dative prīmōrī prīmōribus
Accusative prīmōrem prīmōre prīmōrēs
prīmōrīs
prīmōria
Ablative prīmōrī prīmōribus
Vocative prīmōris prīmōre prīmōrēs prīmōria

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • primoris in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • primoris in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • primoris in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to have a superficial knowledge, a smattering of literature, of the sciences: primis (ut dicitur) or primoribus labris gustare or attingere litteras
    • the aristocracy (as a leading class in government): principes or primores