illuc

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Said by Lewis & Short to come from pre-Classical illōc (thither, to there), but an Old ō > Classical ū sound change would be highly unusual. Compare hūc and hōc. See also illinc.

Adverb[edit]

illūc (not comparable)

  1. thither, to that place, to there

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From illud + -ce.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

illuc

  1. nominative neuter singular of illic
    • c. 190–185, Plautus, Amphitryon 270:
      Sed quid illuc est? Caelum aspectat. Observabo quam rem agat.
      But what is that? He's gazing at the sky. I'm going to watch what he does.
  2. accusative neuter singular of illic

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Old French[edit]

Adverb[edit]

illuc

  1. Alternative form of iluec