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An example use of primal in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… more basic than the primal desire to …”
Primal means the earliest or original form of something.
the word primal occurs in english on average 3.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.