pressura

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pressura

  1. third-person singular past historic of pressurer

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pressō (I press), from pressus, perfect passive participle of premō (I press).

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Noun[edit]

pressūra f (genitive pressūrae); first declension

  1. a pressing, pressure
  2. throng, crowd
  3. an unnaturally long or heavy sleep
  4. (poetic) juice; that which is pressed out
  5. (figuratively) a burden
  6. (figuratively) oppression, affliction, distress

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pressūra pressūrae
genitive pressūrae pressūrārum
dative pressūrae pressūrīs
accusative pressūram pressūrās
ablative pressūrā pressūrīs
vocative pressūra pressūrae

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References[edit]

  • pressura in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “pressura”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • pressura” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • pressura in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016