hic

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See also: hiç and ніс

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

onomatopoeia

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

hic

  1. An approximation to the sound of a hiccup, used e.g. to indicate drunkenness.
    "This wine - hic! - tasted good."

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Aromanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin fīcus. Compare Spanish higo.

Noun[edit]

hic

  1. fig (tree)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin hic est quæstio (here is the question).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hic m (uncountable)

  1. snag, hitch, catch, kink, problem
    Voilà le hic. — Here's the problem.

Interjection[edit]

hic

  1. hic! (indicating a hiccup)
    Ce vin, hic ! sent bon.
    This wine—hic!—tastes good.

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Interlingua[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hic

  1. here

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *gʰe-ḱe (this, here), from *gʰe, *gʰo (particle) + *ḱe-, *ḱey- (this). First element cognate with Ancient Greek γε (ge, intensifying particle), Czech že (that, conjunction); Second element cognate with Ancient Greek κεί (keí, there), Old Irish (here), Gothic 𐌷𐌹𐌼𐌼𐌰 (himma, to this), Latin cis (this side). More at he, here.

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Pronoun[edit]

hic m (demonstrative), haec f, hoc n

  1. This, these, used to refer to (a) person(s) or thing(s) close to the speaker.
    Mitte hunc mea gratia.
    Let him alone for my sake.
    Si versus horum duorum poetarum neglegetis, magna parte litterarum carebitis.
    If you neglect the verses of these two poets, you will miss a great part of literature.
    Hanc rem publicam salvam esse volumus.
    We wish this republic to be safe.

Declension[edit]

Irregular: Roughly similar to first and second declensions, but with singular genitives ending in "-ius" and singular datives ending in "-ic".

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative hic haec hoc hae haec
genitive huius huius huius hōrum hārum hōrum
dative huic huic huic hīs hīs hīs
accusative hunc hanc hoc hōs hās haec
ablative hōc hāc hōc hīs hīs hīs

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Adverb[edit]

hīc (not comparable)

  1. here

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