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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 orig·i·nal·ly /əˈrɪʤənḷi; ˈrɪʤnəli, ˈrɪʤən-/
 (ad.)本來,原來,最初

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·rig·i·nal·ly adv.
 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].”
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 originally
      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]