Complete Definition of "aorist"

English
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Etymology
From AGr. term|scpolytonic|á¼ÏÏιÏÏοÏ|traoristos||not done, not completed|lang=grc.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ËeɪÉËrɪst/

Noun
en-noun

  1. grammar A verb in the aorist past, that is, in the past tense and the aorist aspect (the event described by the verb viewed as a completed whole). Also called the perfective past. The nearest equivalent in English is the simple past. The term aorist is used particularly often for verbs in Ancient and Modern Greek.

Adjective
en-adj|-

  1. grammar Of or pertaining to a verb in the aorist aspect.

#: the aorist stem of a verb

Derived terms
aoristic

Translations
trans-top|pertaining to verb in aorist aspect
Croatian: t-|hr|aoristni
Greek: t+|el|αÏÏιÏÏοÏ|m|sc=Grek (aóristos)
trans-mid
trans-bottom


Croatian

Noun
hr-noun|m

  1. grammar|lang=hr aorist aspect

et:aorist
io:aorist
te:aorist
vi:aorist
tr:aorist

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