Definitions for "principal amount"
Keywords:  lent, maturity, face, holder, coupon
The amount borrowed (such as the face value of a debt security), or the part...
Generally, refers to the face value of a debt.
Portion of the maturity value of a note, which is attributable to the amount borrowed or to the cost of the asset acquired when the note was issued, rather than being attributable to interest charged
The unpaid balance of your loan, plus any capitalized interest.
In mortgage law, this term refers to the debt itself, as distinguished from interest.
Principal Exchange Rated Linked Securities (PERLS) Principal only (PO)