locutio

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from loquor (I say, speak) +‎ -tiō (-tion).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

locūtiō f (genitive locūtiōnis); third declension

  1. The act of speaking; speech, discourse.
  2. A way of speaking; pronunciation.
  3. An utterance, word or mode of expression, phrase.
Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative locūtiō locūtiōnēs
genitive locūtiōnis locūtiōnum
dative locūtiōnī locūtiōnibus
accusative locūtiōnem locūtiōnēs
ablative locūtiōne locūtiōnibus
vocative locūtiō locūtiōnēs
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • locutio” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.