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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Czech[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀόριστος (aóristos, unbounded).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈaorɪst]
  • Hyphenation: ao‧rist

Noun[edit]

aorist m inan

  1. aorist (a grammatical category of verbs that is often a perfective past) [19th c.]
    • 1986, Arnošt Lamprecht; Dušan Šlosar; Jaroslav Bauer, Historická mluvnice češtiny[1], Praha: Státní pedagogické nakladatelství, page 239:
      V převážné většině případů se ve staré češtině tvoří aorist pouze od sloves dokonavých.
      In most cases aorist is formed only from perfective verbs in Old Czech.
  2. aorist (a particular verb in the aorist) [19th c.]
    • 1860, F. B. Květ, Staročeská mluvnice[2], Praha: Kober & Markgraf, page 118:
      Kdy aoristy v češtině zanikly, zevrubně se určiti nedá.
      It is not possible to determine thoroughly when aorists vanished in Czech.

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Derived terms[edit]

aoristový

Further reading[edit]

  • aorist in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • aorist in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

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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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