loquor

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *tolk(w)-; see also Old Church Slavonic тълкъ (tŭlkŭ, interpretation, explanation) and Old Irish to-tluch (to ask), ad-tluch (to thank).

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Verb[edit]

present active loquor, present infinitive loquī, perfect active locūtus sum (deponent)

  1. I say, speak, tell, talk.
    Visne mecum Latine loqui? ― Do you want to speak Latin with me?
    Res ipsa loquitur. ― The matter speaks for itself.
  2. I declare, utter.

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External links[edit]

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