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quorsum

Ἐς δὲ τὰ ἔσχατα νουσήματα αἱ ἔσχαται θεραπεῖαι ἐς ἀκριβείην, κράτισται -> For extreme diseases, extreme methods of cure, as to restriction, are most suitable.
Corpus Hippocraticum, Aphorisms 1.6.2

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

quorsum: and quorsus, adv. quovorsus or -um,
I to what place, whitherward, whither,
I Lit.: nescio hercle, neque unde eam, neque quorsum eam, Ter. Eun. 2, 3, 14: quaerit quorsus potissimum in praedam superne sese ruat, App. Flor. 1, p. 341, 6.—
II Trop., whither: tenes, quorsum haec tendant, quae loquor? Plaut. Pers. 1, 2, 81: sane curae est, quorsum eventurum hoc siet, where this may go to, how it may turn out, Ter. Hec. 1, 2, 118; so, eri semper lenitas Verebar quorsum evaderet, id. And. 1, 2, 5: sed quorsus haec pertinent? Cic. Leg. 1, 24, 63: non dices hodie, quorsum haec tam putida tendant, whither this tends, Hor. S. 2, 7, 21: quorsum pertinuit, id. ib. 2, 3, 11: quorsum abeant, id. ib. 2, 3, 246: quorsum igitur haec spectat tam longa, tam alte repetita oratio? at what does it aim? Cic. de Or. 3, 24, 91.—
   B In partic., to what purpose? to what end? with what view? for what? quorsum igitur haec disputo? quorsum? ut intellegere possitis, Cic. Red. ad Quir. 2, 5: quorsum tandem, aut cur ista quaeris? id. Leg. 1, 1, 4: quorsus, inquam, istuc? id. Brut. 85, 292: quor sum est opus? for what is it needed? Hor. S. 2, 7, 116.—
   2    * From what cause? why? quorsum insanus? Hor. S. 2, 3, 201; Acron. ad loc. (but K. and H. read cursum; cf. Orell. ad loc.).

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

quorsŭm¹¹ (-sŭs), adv. (quo, vorsus, vorsum), interr. [dir. et ind.],
1 dans quelle direction, de quel côté, où : Ter. Eun. 305
2 [fig.] a) vers quoi, vers quel but : quorsus hæc pertinent ? Cic. Leg. 1, 63, où tend ce discours ? cf. Cic. de Or. 3, 91 ; quorsum tandem aut cur ista quæris ? Cic. Leg. 1, 4, à quelle fin ou pourquoi me demandes-tu cela ? cf. Cic. CM 13 ; quorsus istuc ? Cic. Br. 292 ( Ter. Ad. 100 ), où veux-tu en venir ? b) à quel résultat (aboutissement) : verebar, quorsum id casurum esset Cic. Att. 3, 24, 1, je me demandais avec inquiétude quelles suites cela aurait, cf. Att. 2, 21, 1.

Latin > English

quorsum ADV :: whither, in what direction; to what place/action/point/end; with what view?