Meaning of ad fin. in English:

ad fin.

Pronunciation /ad ˈfɪn/


  • At or near the end of a piece of writing.

    ‘Preface ad fin: ‘My family comes from Lo-an, and we are really descended from Sun Tzu.’’
    • ‘(See supra, pp.300, 328, ad fin.) ‘The heads and reasons of this humiliation are not all agreed on, the breach of the late solemn covenant being one.’’
    • ‘Now in view of this definition and explanation, how could R. Simeon b. Gamaliel maintain (supra 65a ad fin.) that an ‘onah is ‘a night and half a day’?’


From Latin ad finem ‘at the end’.