prot-
or proto- combining form Etymology: Greek prōt-, prōto-, from prōtos; akin to Greek pro before — more at for 1. a. first in time <
protohistory
>
b. beginning ; giving rise to <
protoplanet
>
2. parent substance of a (specified) substance <
protactinium
>
3. first formed ; primary <
protoxylem
>
4. capitalized relating to or constituting the recorded or assumed language that is ancestral to a language or to a group of related languages or dialects <
Proto-Indo-European
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • prot — prot; prot·actinium; prot·amine; prot·an·dric; prot·an·drous; prot·an·dry; prot·anomalous; prot·anomaly; prot·argentum; prot·a·sis; prot·axial; prot·axis; prot·e·les; prot·ephemerida; prot·ephem·er·oi·dea; prot·es·tan·cy; prot·es·tant·ish;… …   English syllables

  • prot- — prot(o) ♦ Élément, du gr. prôtos « premier, primitif, rudimentaire » : protagoniste, protéide, protozoaire. prot(o) élément, du gr. prôtos, premier, qui vient en premier . I. ⇒PROT(O) , (PROT , PROTO ), élém. formant Élém. tiré du gr. « premier » …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • prot- — Prot ↑ proto , Proto . * * * prot , Prot : ↑ proto , Proto . * * * prot , Prot : ↑proto , ↑Proto . pro|to , Pro|to , (vor Vokalen meist:) prot …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Prot- — Prot ↑ proto , Proto . * * * prot , Prot : ↑ proto , Proto . * * * prot , Prot : ↑proto , ↑Proto . pro|to , Pro|to , (vor Vokalen meist:) prot , Prot [griech. prõtos] <Bes …   Universal-Lexikon

  • prot... — prot…, Prot… 〈in Zus.〉 = proto…, Proto… …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Prot... — prot…, Prot… 〈in Zus.〉 = proto…, Proto… …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • prot- — proto DEFINICIJA kao prvi dio riječi znači prvi; prvo , glavno , nad [protobiont; protonotar] ETIMOLOGIJA grč. prot (o) ; prȏtos: prvi …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • prot... — prot..., Prot... ↑ proto..., ↑ Proto …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • Prot... — prot..., Prot... ↑ proto..., ↑ Proto …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • prot- — prefijo 1. proto . proto o prot prefijo 1. Significa primero , principal y forma sustantivos a partir de sustantivos: tipo prototipo, historia protohistoria, mártir protomártir …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Prot... — Prot..., Proto... (v. gr. Protos), in Zusammensetzungen der Erste, Vornehmste einer Klasse …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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