primario etymology

Italian word primario comes from Latin primus ((ordinal) first.), Latin -arium

Detailed word origin of primario

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
primus Latin (lat) (ordinal) first.
-arium Latin (lat) Used to form nouns denoting a "place where things are kept" from other nouns.
primarius Latin (lat) One of the first, or first rank, chief, principal, excellent, remarkable. It was used as the title of a position in universities.
primario Italian (ita) Primary, first, principal, main, chief Head of a hospital ward, consultant.

Words with the same origin as primario

Descendants of primus
Descendants of -arium
acciaio acquario anniversario bagagliaio barbiere calendario cameriere cancelliere consigliere corriere denaro detto giardiniere infermiere macellaio marinaio migliaio necessario operaio ordinario parrucchiere pompiere portiere ragioniere