aoristic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj aoristic of or relating to the aorist tense
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Aoristic Indefinite; pertaining to the aorist tense.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • aoristic Pertaining to an aorist or indefinite tense; indeterminate as to time.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. 'aoristiko`s

Usage

In literature:

Now we shall know who is strongest in second aorists.
"Born in Exile" by George Gissing
After all, I believe it was those Second Aorists that ploughed me.
"The Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green, Vols. I to III" by Cuthbert Bede
Aoristic tenses, explained, p. 78, ftn.
"A Complete Grammar of Esperanto" by Ivy Kellerman Reed
Aorist tense, see Historical perfect.
"New Latin Grammar" by Charles E. Bennett
The time-forms of the verb are three, the present, the aorist, and the future.
"The Maya Chronicles" by Various
The verbs are all in the aorist tense, and what is true of one verb is true of all the others.
"The Doctrines of Predestination, Reprobation, and Election" by Robert Wallace
The aorist form has, besides its own, the sense of the perfect.
"A Handbook of the English Language" by Robert Gordon Latham
The aorist form has, besides its own, the sense of the perfect.
"The English Language" by Robert Gordon Latham
Salvina resumed her Greek, but the grotesque aorists could not hold her attention.
"Ghetto Tragedies" by Israel Zangwill
Write out 'Aorist means indefinite' five hundred times.
"The Secret Glory" by Arthur Machen
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