ῥήτωρ

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

ῥήτωρ (rhḗtōrm (genitive ῥήτορος); third declension

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

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Latin: rhētor
    • English: rhetor
    • French: rhéteur
    • Spanish: rétor
  • Polish: retor
  • Russian: ритор (ritor)

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