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See also: Proto, protó, proto-, and pro to

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the prefix proto-.

AdjectiveEdit

proto (not comparable)

  1. Prototypical; preceding the proper beginning of something
    • 2007, March 11, “Horacio Silva”, in Muscle Man[1]:
      [] he photographed his tenant, the proto male supermodel Matt Collins, for Italian Harper’s Bazaar.

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PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

proto

  1. therefore; that is why

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

proto

  1. (colloquial) prototype

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of proto (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative proto protot
genitive proton protojen
partitive protoa protoja
illative protoon protoihin
singular plural
nominative proto protot
accusative nom. proto protot
gen. proton
genitive proton protojen
partitive protoa protoja
inessive protossa protoissa
elative protosta protoista
illative protoon protoihin
adessive protolla protoilla
ablative protolta protoilta
allative protolle protoille
essive protona protoina
translative protoksi protoiksi
instructive protoin
abessive prototta protoitta
comitative protoineen

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek πρῶτος (prôtos, first).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈprɔ.to/, [ˈpr̺ɔːt̪o]
  • Stress: pròto
  • Hyphenation: pro‧to

NounEdit

proto m (plural proti)

  1. (archaic or regional) chief of a workforce
  2. (architecture, regional, Venice) An architect in charge of maintenance and restoration of St Mark's Basilica.
  3. The chief worker in a print shop, in charge of composition and layout.
  4. (by extension) typographer, typographist
  5. (archaic) know-it-all

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ReferencesEdit

  • proto in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti