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locutio

Τοῦ ὅλου οὖν τῇ ἐπιθυμίᾳ καὶ διώξει ἔρως ὄνομα → Love is the name for our pursuit of wholeness, for our desire to be complete
Plato, Symposium, 192e10

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

lŏcūtĭo: (lŏquūtio), ōnis, f. loquor,
I a speaking.
I Lit.
   A In gen., a speaking, speech, discourse: sermo est oratio remissa et finitima quotidianae locutioni, Auct. Her. 3, 13, 23: ex locutione, ex reticentia, Cic. Off. 1, 41, 146: quamquam omnis locutio oratio est, tamen unius oratoris locutio hoc proprio signata nomine est, id. Or. 19, 64.—
   B In partic., way of speaking, pronunciation: emendata et Latina, Cic. Brut. 74, 258: recta, Quint. 1, 6, 20.—
II Transf., an utterance, word, mode of expression, phrase (post-Aug.): quidam dicere maluerunt locutiones (quam verba), Quint. 1, 5, 2: copia locutionum talium, Gell. 1, 7 fin.>

Latin > French (Gaffiot 2016)

lŏcūtĭō¹⁶ ou lŏquūtĭō, ōnis, f., (loquor), action de parler, parole, langage : Cic. Off. 1, 146 ; Or. 64 || manière de parler, langage : Cic. Br. 258 || prononciation : Quint. 1, 6, 20 || expression, tournure de style : Quint. 1, 5, 2 ; Gell. 1, 7, 18.

Latin > German (Georges)

locūtio, ōnis, f. (loquor), I) das Reden, Sprechen, die Sprache, Rede, 1) übh. (Ggstz. reticentia, Cic. de off. 1, 146), cotidiana, das t. Gespräch, Cornif. rhet.: pulchra, Quint.: tremula et veluti nimis expressa, Cael. Aur. – 2) insbes., das Reden = die Aussprache, emendata et Latina, Cic. Brut. 258: recta, Quint. 1, 6, 20. – II) meton., die Redensart, Plur., Quint. 1, 5, 2: talium locutionum copia, Gell. 1, 7, 18.

Latin > English

locutio locutionis N F :: speech, act of speaking; style of speaking; phrase/expression; pronunciation