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From con- +‎ loquor.



colloquor (present infinitive colloquī, perfect active collocūtus sum); third conjugation, deponent

  1. I speak to, talk together, converse, discuss, hold a conversation, parley or a conference.


   Conjugation of colloquor (third conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present colloquor colloqueris, colloquere colloquitur colloquimur colloquiminī colloquuntur
imperfect colloquēbar colloquēbāris, colloquēbāre colloquēbātur colloquēbāmur colloquēbāminī colloquēbantur
future colloquar colloquēris, colloquēre colloquētur colloquēmur colloquēminī colloquentur
perfect collocūtus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect collocūtus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect collocūtus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present colloquar colloquāris, colloquāre colloquātur colloquāmur colloquāminī colloquantur
imperfect colloquerer colloquerēris, colloquerēre colloquerētur colloquerēmur colloquerēminī colloquerentur
perfect collocūtus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect collocūtus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present colloquere colloquiminī
future colloquitor colloquitor colloquuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives colloquī collocūtus esse collocūtūrus esse
participles colloquēns collocūtus collocūtūrus colloquendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
colloquī colloquendī colloquendō colloquendum collocūtum collocūtū

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  • colloquor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • colloquor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to correspond with some one: colloqui cum aliquo per litteras
    • to isolate a witness: aliquem a ceteris separare et in arcam conicere ne quis cum eo colloqui possit (Mil. 22. 60)