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Meaning of AORIST

Pronunciation:  'eyurist

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a verb tense in some languages (classical Greek; Sanskrit) expressing action (especially past) without indicating its completion or continuation
 

AORIST is a 6 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: tense

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A"o*rist\ ([=a]"[-o]*r[i^]st), n. [Gr. 'ao`ristos
indefinite; 'a priv. + "ori`zein to define, ? boundary,
limit.] (Gram.)
A tense in the Greek language, which expresses an action as
completed in past time, but leaves it, in other respects,
wholly indeterminate.

 

 

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