loquor

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *telkʷ-; see also Sanskrit तर्क ‎(tarka, conjecture), Old Church Slavonic тлъкъ ‎(tlŭkŭ, interpreter) and Old Irish do·tluchethar ‎(to ask), ad·tluchedar ‎(to thank).

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Verb[edit]

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

  1. 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. declare, utter
Inflection[edit]
   Conjugation of loquor (third conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present loquor loqueris, loquere loquitur loquimur loquiminī loquuntur
imperfect loquēbar loquēbāris, loquēbāre loquēbātur loquēbāmur loquēbāminī loquēbantur
future loquar loquēris, loquēre loquētur loquēmur loquēminī loquentur
perfect locūtus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect locūtus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect locūtus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present loquar loquāris, loquāre loquātur loquāmur loquāminī loquantur
imperfect loquerer loquerēris, loquerēre loquerētur loquerēmur loquerēminī loquerentur
perfect locūtus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect locūtus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present loquere loquiminī
future loquitor loquitor loquuntor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives loquī locūtus esse locūtūrus esse locūtum īrī
participles loquēns locūtus locūtūrus loquendus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
loquī loquendī loquendō loquendum locūtum locūtū
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References[edit]

  • loquor in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • loquor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • loquor in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be unable to speak for emotion: prae lacrimis loqui non posse
    • the matter speaks for itself: res ipsa (pro me apud te) loquitur
    • to make contradictory, inconsistent statements: pugnantia loqui (Tusc. 1. 7. 13)
    • (1) to speak vehemently, passionately; (2) to speak pompously, boastfully: magnifice loqui, dicere
    • (1) to speak Latin, (2) to speak good Latin (also bene latine), (3) to express oneself clearly: latine loqui (Brut. 45. 166)
    • to speak the Greek language: graece or graeca lingua loqui
    • to think one thing, say another; to conceal one's opinions: aliter sentire ac loqui (aliud sentire, aliud loqui)
    • to speak personally to..: coram loqui (cum aliquo)
    • speak up, please: clarius loquere