There is no question here of
-triggered hiccup but the snag to that Mr. Gaffiot - first name * predestined - devoted two columns in his dictionary: adjective demonstrative pronoun, this, this, this and this , this, that, here, in this place, on this point, on this occasion ... Small word but great functions.
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Where does the notion of problem with the word hic come from?
From 1690, it appears in the margins of legal acts, to emphasize an important point, allowing documents to be read quickly.
The use of hic with the notion of problem, there is a hitch, would come from the expression:
"Hic jacet lepus"
“This is where the hare lies”, hence “lifting a hare”.
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Hic can have a companion,
, in the Latin formula
hic et nunc
, "here and now".
There was nothing wrong with receiving money from Madame Dulauron or Madame de Marcieu or Madame de Sassenage as long as it was spent here
and not hoarded.
Hic et nunc
is a way of speaking that Grenoble owed to its parliament
Stendhal, "Life of Henri Brulard", 1836
The gods were speaking.
Their promise was not yet the promise of eternal lives.
No, it was all played out here
Sylvain Tesson, Le Figaro Magazine, April 10, 2020
* The author of the Gaffiot dictionary was named Félix, which in Latin means fertile, happy. Some first names like Flora, flower goddess, Lætitia, joy, Léo, lion, Léa, lioness, Stella, star, etc. came from Roman Antiquity
* The author of the Gaffiot dictionary was named Félix, which in Latin means fertile, happy.
Some first names like Flora, flower goddess, Lætitia, joy, Léo, lion, Léa, lioness, Stella, star, etc.
came from Roman Antiquity
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