A calque of the Ancient Greek ἐν (en) τούτῳ (toútōi) νίκα (níka) (en (en) toútōi (toútōi) níka (níka), “in this, victory”).
- (Classical) IPA(key): /in hoːk ˈsiɡ.noː ˈwin.keːs/, [ɪn hoːk ˈsɪŋ.noː ˈwɪŋ.keːs]
in hōc signō vincēs
- “in this sign thou wilt win”; “in this sign you will conquer”
- 1905, O. Henry, Telemachus, Friend
- The pink of her face was the in hoc signo of a culinary temper and a warm disposition, and her smile would have brought out the dogwood blossoms in December.