ἄριστος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂éristos (fittest), the superlative of *h₂er- (to fit, be suitable). Cognate with Hittite [script needed] (arra-, wash), Tocharian A yär- (wash).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Adjective[edit]

ἄρῐστος (áristosm, ἀρῐ́στη f, ἄρῐστον n; first/second declension

  1. best

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