orator

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English oratour, from Anglo-Norman oratour, from Latin ōrātor.

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Noun[edit]

orator (plural orators)

  1. Someone who orates or delivers an oration.
  2. A skilled and eloquent public speaker.

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Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch orateur, orator, from Latin orator.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɔrat̪ɔr]
  • Hyphenation: ora‧tor

Noun[edit]

orator (first-person possessive oratorku, second-person possessive oratormu, third-person possessive oratornya)

  1. orator.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ōrāre.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ōrātor m (genitive ōrātōris, feminine ōrātrīx); third declension

  1. An orator, speaker.
  2. A spokesman, spokesperson.
  3. An ambassador (one entrusted with an oral message))

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative ōrātor ōrātōrēs
Genitive ōrātōris ōrātōrum
Dative ōrātōrī ōrātōribus
Accusative ōrātōrem ōrātōrēs
Ablative ōrātōre ōrātōribus
Vocative ōrātor ōrātōrēs

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References[edit]

  • orator in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • orator in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • orator in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • orator in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to sketch the ideal of an orator: imaginem perfecti oratoris adumbrare
    • to be considered the foremost orator: primum or principem inter oratores locum obtinere
    • to say only a few words: pauca dicere (pauca verba dicere only of the orator)
  • orator in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • orator in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • orator in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French orateur, Latin ōrātor.

Noun[edit]

orator m (plural oratori, feminine equivalent oratoare)

  1. orator, speaker

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ǒraːtor/
  • Hyphenation: o‧ra‧tor

Noun[edit]

òrātor m (Cyrillic spelling о̀ра̄тор)

  1. orator

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