[*] 216. A phrase or short sentence has sometimes grown together into an adverb (cf. notwithstanding, nevertheless, besides):—
- postmodo, presently (a short time after).
- dēnuō (for dē novō ), anew.
- vidēlicet (for vidē licet ), to wit (see, you may).
- nihilōminus, nevertheless (by nothing the less).
[*] Note.--Other examples are: anteā , old antideā, before ( ante eā , probably ablative or instrumental); īlicō ( in locō ), on the spot, immediately; prōrsus, absolutely (prō vorsus, straight ahead); rūrsus ( re-vorsus ), again; quotannīs, yearly (quot annīs, as many years as there are); quam-ob-rem, wherefore; cōminus, hand to hand ( con manus ); ēminus, at long range ( ex manus ); nīmīrum, without doubt ( nī mīrum ); ob-viam (as in īre obviam, to go to meet); prīdem (cf. prae and -dem in i-dem ), for some time; forsan ( fors an ), perhaps (it's a chance whether); forsitan ( fors sit an ), perhaps (it would be a chance whether); scīlicet (†scī, licet), that is to say (know, you may; cf. ī-licet, you may go); āctūtum (āctū, on the act, and tum, then).