ἄριστος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂éristos (fittest, most fitting, most suitable), the superlative of *h₂éryos (fitting, suitable), adjective from *h₂er- (to fit, to suit/be suitable) + *-yós.

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Adjective[edit]

ᾰ̓́ρῐστος (áristosm (feminine ᾰ̓ρῐ́στη, neuter ᾰ̓́ρῐστον); first/second declension

  1. superlative degree of ᾰ̓γᾰθός (agathós): best

Usage notes[edit]

Used as the superlative of ᾰ̓γᾰθός (agathós, good, brave, noble, moral) , along with βέλτῐστος (béltistos) and κρᾰ́τῐστος (krátistos).

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