ῥήτωρ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From εἴρω (eírō, I speak). Consists of ῥή- (rhḗ-) +‎ -τωρ (-tōr).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /r̥ɛ̌ː.tɔːr/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈr̥e.tor/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈri.tor/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈri.tor/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈri.tor/
  • Noun[edit]

    ῥήτωρ (rhḗtōrm (genitive ῥήτορος); third declension

    1. orator, public speaker
    2. politician, statesman
    3. attorney, court advocate
    4. judge
    5. rhetorician

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