inquam

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *enskʷé-, prefixed form of the thematic aorist of Proto-Indo-European *sekʷ- (to say).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

inquam (defective)

  1. I say.

Usage notes[edit]

Used to introduce a quotation, platitude, or logical argument.

Inflection[edit]