orig·i·nal·ly /əˈrɪʤənḷi; ˈrɪʤnəli, ˈrɪʤən-/
1. In the original time, or in an original manner; primarily; from the beginning or origin; not by derivation, or imitation.
God is originally holy in himself. --Bp. Pearson.
2. At first; at the origin; at the time of formation or costruction; as, a book originally written by another hand. “Originally a half length [portrait].”
adv 1: in an original manner
2: with reference to the origin or beginning [syn: primitively,
in the beginning]
3: before now; "why didn't you tell me in the first place?"
[syn: in the first place, earlier, in the beginning,
to begin with]