pressus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perfect passive participle of premō (I press).

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

pressus (feminine pressa, neuter pressum, comparative pressior, adverb pressē); first/second-declension participle

  1. pressed, having been pressed, squeezed
  2. suppressed, moderate, slow, having been kept down
  3. (of the voice) subdued, having been subdued
  4. (of color) lowered, subdued, gloomy
  5. compressed, concise, plain
  6. close, exact, accurate

Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative pressus pressa pressum pressī pressae pressa
Genitive pressī pressae pressī pressōrum pressārum pressōrum
Dative pressō pressō pressīs
Accusative pressum pressam pressum pressōs pressās pressa
Ablative pressō pressā pressō pressīs
Vocative presse pressa pressum pressī pressae pressa

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Galician: présa
  • Italian: presso
  • Spanish: priesa, prisa
  • Portuguese: pressa
  • French: près

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