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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin principium.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /prinˈt͡ʃip.jo/
  • Hyphenation: prin‧ci‧pio

NounEdit

principio m (plural principi or principii or principî)

  1. principle
  2. beginning, start, inception

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

principio

  1. first-person singular present indicative of principiare

LatinEdit

NounEdit

prīncipiō

  1. dative and ablative singular of prīncipium

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PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

principio

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of principiar

NounEdit

principio m (plural principios)

  1. Obsolete spelling of princípio

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /pɾinˈθipjo/, [pɾĩn̟ˈθipjo]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /pɾinˈsipjo/, [pɾĩnˈsipjo]
  • Hyphenation: prin‧ci‧pio

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin principium.

NounEdit

principio m (plural principios)

  1. beginning, start
    al principio
    at the beginning, at first
  2. cause, origin
  3. principle
Derived termsEdit
SynonymsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

principio

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

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