Latin edit

Pronunciation edit

(Classical) IPA(key): /isˈtuːk/, [ɪs̠ˈt̪uːk]

Adverb edit

istūc (not comparable)

  1. to or towards the place where you are, which you mention
    • c. 195–189 BCE, Titus Maccius Plautus, Poenulus[1]:
      Jam ego istūc revortar, mīles.
      I'm about to return there, warrior.
  2. to the point in a discourse that you have reached or mentioned
    • 59 BCE 29 April, Marcus Tullius Cicero, Letters to Atticus[2]:
      Gnaeus quidem noster jam plānē quid cōgitet nesciō [..] quī quidem etiam istūc addūcī potuerit.
      But what our friend Gnaeus is thinking I simply don't know any more [..] that he ended up allowing such a measure as this.

Pronoun edit

istuc (istud + -ce or -c)

  1. nominative/accusative neuter singular of istic
    At cum istuc exemeris malum...
    But if you will have eliminated that problem... (Seneca)

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Further reading edit

  • istuc”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • istuc in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette