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ῥητός 1 verb. adj. of *ῥέω, ἐρῶ

I.stated, specified, Il.; ἐς χρόνον ῥητόν at a set or stated time, Hdt.; ἡμέραι . Thuc.; ἐπὶ ῥητοῖς γέρασι with fixed prerogatives, id=Thuc.; . ἀργύριον a stated sum, id=Thuc.; ἐπὶ ῥητοῖς on stated terms, on certain conditions, Hdt., Eur.:—adv. ῥητῶς, expressly, distinctly, NTest.
2.spoken of, known, famous, Hes.
II.that may be spoken or told, Aesch., Soph.; ῥητὸν ἄρρητόν τ᾽ ἔπος, Lat. fas nefasque, Soph. Mathem., ῥητά are rational quantities, opp. to surds (ἄλογα), Plat.

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