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praesentia f (genitive praesentiae); first declension

  1. presence; the state of being present or at hand
  2. present (time)


First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative praesentia praesentiae
genitive praesentiae praesentiārum
dative praesentiae praesentiīs
accusative praesentiam praesentiās
ablative praesentiā praesentiīs
vocative praesentia praesentiae



  1. nominative neuter plural of praesens
  2. accusative neuter plural of praesens
  3. vocative neuter plural of praesens


  • praesentia in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • praesentia in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “praesentia”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • praesentia” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) at present; for the moment: in praesentia, in praesens (tempus)