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See also Aorist
From Ancient Greek ἀόριστος (aoristos, “not done, not completed”).
- IPA: /ˈeɪəˌrɪst/
aorist (plural aorists)
- (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.
a grammatical aspect
aorist (not comparable)
Derived terms 
pertaining to verb in aorist aspect
- IPA: /âorist/
- Hyphenation: a‧o‧rist
ȁorist m (Cyrillic spelling а̏орист)
declension of aorist