substantia

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From substāns, present active participle of substō ‎(stand under; exist), from sub + stō ‎(stand).

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Noun[edit]

substantia f ‎(genitive substantiae); first declension

  1. substance, essence, material, contents
  2. fortune, property, possessions

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative substantia substantiae
genitive substantiae substantiārum
dative substantiae substantiīs
accusative substantiam substantiās
ablative substantiā substantiīs
vocative substantia substantiae

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References[edit]

  • substantia” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.