Translation of primal in Spanish:

primal

Pronunciation: /ˈpraɪməl/

adj

  • 1.1 (primitive) [instinct] primario the primal scream el primer llanto del recién nacido
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    • Primitive, coming from the same route as primal, applies to societies which, like the earliest on earth, not only did not use metal, but did not farm.
    • At the end, four performers circled around the stage in a primal manner.
    • In experimenting with different ways of working with sound to bring out those very primitive and primal sounds, he insists there is a return to a collective unconscious.
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    • It's fear, the most primal human emotion, that gives gold its value.
    • The film taps into one of the most basic primal fears of childhood: separation from one's parents.
    • There are several cathartic therapies that involve primal screaming, rebirthing, or reparenting.
    1.2 (major) [formal] [factor/concern/cause] primordial
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    • It's possible that any educational curriculum aimed at the strictly cognitive level will not make much of a dent in this fundamental and primal relationship.
    • The outside walk is the most primal, important activity for a dog.
    • Fascination with fire could be described as a primal urge, an urge that we have become distanced from as our relationship with fire has become progressively more controlled.

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