HyperDic: primal

English > 2 senses of the word primal:
ADJECTIVEallprimal, cardinal, central, fundamental, keyserving as an essential component
allprimal, aboriginal, primeval, primaeval, primordialhaving existed from the beginning
primal > pronunciation
Soundspray'mahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > primal: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningServing as an essential component.
Synonymscardinal, central, fundamental, key
Broaderimportant, of importOf great significance / significance or value
Spanishbásico, central, elemental, esencial, fundamental, primordial
Catalanbàsic, central, clau, elemental, essencial, fonamental, primordial
English > primal: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving existed from the beginning; in an earliest or original stage / stage / stage or state.
Example "primal eras before the appearance of life on earth"
Synonymsaboriginal, primeval, primaeval, primordial
BroaderearlyAt or near the beginning of a period of time or course of events or before the usual or expected time
Spanishoriginario, primitivo, primordial
Catalanoriginari, primitiu

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