balagha

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[Swahili Word] balagha
[Swahili Plural] balagha
[English Word] rhetoric
[English Plural] rhetoric
[Part of Speech] noun
[Class] 9/10
[Derived Language] Arabic
[Related Words] mbalagha
[Swahili Definition] elimu ya usemaji
[English Definition] the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, especially the use of figures of speech or other techniques
[English Example] the United Nations debate about whether or not to intervene in Rwanda was a lot of empty rhetoric.
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[Swahili Word] balagha
[Swahili Plural] balagha
[English Word] rhetorical question
[English Plural] rhetorical questions
[Part of Speech] noun
[Class] 9/10
[Derived Language] Arabic
[Related Words] mbalagha
[Swahili Definition] swali lisilodai jibu
[English Definition] a question that does not require or expect an answer
[Terminology] literary
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Swahili-english dictionary. 2013.

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