huc etymology

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

Detailed word origin of huc

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.
huc Latin (lat) Besides, additionally. Here, to this place, hither. So far, to this point.

Words with the same origin as huc

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