aorist

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English[edit]

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From Ancient Greek ἀόριστος (aóristos, not done, not completed).

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aorist (plural aorists)

  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.

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aorist (not comparable)

  1. (grammar) Of or pertaining to a verb in the aorist aspect.
    the aorist stem of a verb

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /âorist/
  • Hyphenation: a‧o‧rist

Noun[edit]

ȁorist m (Cyrillic spelling а̏орист)

  1. (grammar, uncontable) aorist aspect
  2. (countable) a word in aorist aspect

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