Associations to the word «Proto»

Wiktionary

PROTO, adjective. Prototypical; preceding the proper beginning of something

Dictionary definition

PROTO, adjective. Indicating the first or earliest or original; "`proto' is a combining form in a word like `protolanguage' that refers to the hypothetical ancestor of another language or group of languages".

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
Pythagoras