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ῥητ-ός , ή, όν, (ἐρῶ)
A.stated, specified, covenanted, μισθῷ ἔπι . Il.21.445; παρεῖναι ἐς χρόνον . Hdt.1.77, cf. Aeschin.3.124; ἐν ἡμέραις . Th.6.29; “ἐπὶ ῥητοῖς γέρασι πατρικαὶ βασιλεῖαιId.1.13; . ἀργύριον a stated sum, Id.2.7, 4.69; ἐπὶ ῥητοῖσι, Att. ἐπὶ ῥητοῖς, on stated terms, on certain conditions, according to covenant, Hdt.5.57, E.Hipp.459, Th.1.122, And.3.22, al.; “παρέσεσθαι εἰς . ἡμέρανX.HG3.5.6; . ἀπόκρισις a distinct, definite answer, Plb.32.6.7: ῥητόν, τό, fixed date for a lawsuit, PSI4.463.14 (iii B.C.), etc.; so perh. “ἀπὸ ῥητῶνIG12 (9).1273 (Euboea, vi B.C.). Adv. -τῶς expressly, distinctly, Plb.3.23.5, SIG685.77 (ii B.C.), Phld.Rh.1.105 S., 1 Ep.Ti.4.1, Gal.17(2).427: Sup. “ῥητόταταS.E.M.7.16.
2. spoken of, famous, “ῥητοί τ᾽ ἄρρητοί τεHes.Op.4.
3. of language, in common use (= συνήθης), A.D.Pron. 113.18; “φράσιςId.Synt.39.15. Adv. “-τῶςPhld.Rh.1.161 S.
2. that can be spoken or enunciated, “συλλαβήPl.Tht.202b, cf. 205d, 205e; “διάλεκτοιPhld.Rh.1.110S.; “οὐ . κατ᾽ ἰδίαν αἱ ἐγκλιτικαίA.D.Pron.36.30; communicable in words, Pl.Ep. 341c.
III. Math., rational, of magnitudes, opp. surds (ἄλογα)“, ῥητὰ πρὸς ἄλληλαId.R.546c, Hp.Ma.303b, cf. Euc.10 Deff.3 and 4, Hero *Deff.128; in Metric, . πούς, opp. ἄλογος, Aristid.Quint.1.14; v. ἄρρητος IV.
IV. τὸ . the precise, literal contents of a document, the letter of the law, S.E.M.2.36, etc.; ῥητός literal, opp. allegorical, Ph.1.69, al.
V. = ῥῆμα 1.3, even of a living thing, Hebr. dâvâr, LXX Ex.9.4.
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