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Genealogy Latin Dictionary

 

Below is a list of genealogy latin terms.

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Latin Phrase
Abbreviation
English Meaning
pari passu
equally
pater
father
patrina
godmother
patrinus
godfather
pax
peace
peculium
property
per annum
p.a.
an amount by the year
per capita
per person
per centum
per one hundred
per contra
on the other hand
per diem
an allowance of so much every day
perendi
day after tomorrow
per mensem
an amount by the month
per se
by itself
persona (non) grata
(un) welcome person
piscator fisherman
pleno iure
with full authority
post meridiem, pomerid
pm
after midday
post bellum
after the war
post factum
after the fact
post hoc
after this
post mortem
taking place after death
post obitum
after death
post partum
after childbirth
praestanda
to pay taxes and other contributions
prima facie
at first appearance
primus inter pares
first among equals
pro re nata
prn
as required
probatum est
it has been proved
pro bono
legal work undertaken for free
pro patria
for one’s country
pro rata
in proportion to the value
pro tempore
pro tem.
for the time being
post scriptum
ps
an afterthought or additional matter