aorist

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀόριστος(aóristos, unbounded).

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Noun[edit]

aorist ‎(plural aorists)

  1. (grammar, uncountable) A grammatical category of verbs that is often a perfective past: that is, it expresses perfective aspect (also known as aorist aspect) and past tense. The nearest equivalent in English is the simple past.
  2. (grammar, countable) This grammatical category in a particular language, for instance, Albanian and Ancient and Modern Greek.
  3. (grammar, countable) A particular verb in the aorist.

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Adjective[edit]

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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