aorist /ˈeɪərɪst, ˈɛːrɪst / ‹Grammar›

a

I. adjective

relating to or denoting a past tense of a verb (especially in Greek), which does not contain any reference to duration or completion of the action.
II. noun

the aorist tense.
III. derivatives

aoristic
adjective


– origin late 16th cent.: from Greek aoristos ‘indefinite’, from a- ‘not’ + horizein ‘define, limit’.

Add Comment

By Oxford

Oxford

Get in touch

Quickly communicate covalent niche markets for maintainable sources. Collaboratively harness resource sucking experiences whereas cost effective meta-services.