hactenus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

hāc (on this side) +‎ tenus (unto”, “as far as)

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

hāctenus (not comparable)

  1. thus far, so far, as far as this.
  2. to this point (but no further).
  3. (figuratively) thus far, hitherto, to this moment, until now.
  4. (figuratively) to this extent, so far
  5. so much for.

ReferencesEdit

  • hactenus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • hactenus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • hactenus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • so much for this subject...; enough has been said on..: atque or sed haec (quidem) hactenus