hoc etymology

Latin word hoc comes from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰi-ḱe

Detailed word origin of hoc

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ǵʰi-ḱe Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
hic Latin (lat) This, these, used to refer to (a) person(s) or thing(s) close to the speaker, in contrast to ille, meaning that.

Words with the same origin as hoc

Descendants of *ǵʰi-ḱe
adhuc hac hic hinc hodie huc