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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish retoric, from Latin rhētorica, from Ancient Greek ῥητορικός (rhētorikós, concerning public speech), from ῥήτωρ (rhḗtōr, public speaker).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɾˠɛtʲɾʲɪc/

NounEdit

reitric f (genitive singular reitrice)

  1. rhetoric
    Synonyms: roscaireacht

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • retoiric” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • "reitric" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “reitric” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “reitric” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.