locu-, loc- +

(Latin: talk, speak, say, word, speech)

Directly related to the loqu- family of "talk, speak" words.

Someone who uses a particular form of expression, word, phrase, expression, or idiom.
locutory, locutorium
A room for conversation; especially, a room in monasteries, where the monks were allowed to converse.
A disputer; a gainsayer (someone who declares something to be untrue or to be invalid).
perlocution, perlocutionary
1. The effect that a speaker's words have on someone's emotions and responses.
2. The effect the terms used by a speaker can have on other speakers and their emotions and responses.
3. An act of speaking, or writing, which has an action as its aim; but which in itself does not effect or constitute the action; for example, persuading or convincing are expected responses.
1. Someone who speaks for another person.
2. The chairperson of the lower house of a convocation.
3. A presiding officer or chairperson, especially of the lower house of a convocation in the Anglican Church.
Pertaining to, or referring to, a ventriloquist or to ventriloquism.
Cross references of word families related directly, or indirectly, to: "talk, speak, speech; words, language; tongue, etc.": cit-; clam-; dic-; fa-; -farious; glosso-; glotto-; lalo-; linguo-; logo-; loqu-; mythico-; -ology; ora-; -phasia; -phemia; phon-; phras-; Quotes: Language,Part 1; Quotes: Language, Part 2; Quotes: Language, Part 3; serm-; tongue; voc-.

Related "word, words" units: etym-; legi-; lexico-; logo-; onomato-; -onym; verbo-.