substantia

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

substantia f (genitive substantiae); first declension

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

InflectionEdit

First declension.

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

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • substantīvālis
  • substō

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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