praesens etymology

Latin word praesens comes from Latin sum ((copulative) I am, exist, have (with dative).)

Detailed word origin of praesens

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sum Latin (lat) (copulative) I am, exist, have (with dative).
praesum Latin (lat) I am before something. I command, have command, be in command of, have charge of, be in charge of. I lead, take the lead. I preside or rule over.
praesens Latin (lat) (grammar) present. At hand. Existing. Immediate. Present. Prompt. Propitious.

Words with the same origin as praesens

Descendants of sum
posse potestas