Definition of Aoristic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the aorist tense.

Category relationships: Grammar
Partainyms: Aorist
Derivative terms: Aorist



Definition of Aoristic

1. a. Indefinite; pertaining to the aorist tense.

Definition of Aoristic

1. Adjective. (grammar) Of, or relating to the aorist aspect. ¹

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Definition of Aoristic

1. aorist [adj] - See also: aorist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aoristic

anæsthetical
anæsthetician
anæsthetics
anæsthetist
anæsthetization
anæsthetizations
anæsthetize
anæsthetized
anæsthetizes
anæsthetizing
ao dai
ao dais
aolbonics
aorist
aorist aspect
aoristic (current term)
aoristically
aorists
aorta
aorta abdominalis
aorta ascendens
aorta descendens
aorta thoracica
aortae
aortal
aortalgia
aortarctia
aortartia
aortas

Literary usage of Aoristic

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1. Syntax of Classical Greek from Homer to Demosthenes by Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve, Charles William Emil Miller (1900)
"of the passive aorists in -ipi and -ftp», they naturally incline to the aoristic sense, and this aoristic sense becomes more distinct when the future middle ..."

2. A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian Or South-Indian Family of Languages by Robert Caldwell (1875)
"The following instances will show the relation subsisting between the Tamil infinitive and the aoristic, impersonal future, in virtue of the formation of ..."

3. A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian Or South-Indian Family of Languages by Robert Caldwell (1875)
"The following instances will show the relation subsisting between the Tamil infinitive and the aoristic, impersonal future, in virtue of the formation of ..."

4. Cornell Studies in Classical Philology by Cornell University (1898)
"part of grammarians in making no distinction between the aoristic conception as applied to ... aoristic ..."

5. The Greek Verb, Its Structure and Development: Its Structure and Development by Georg Curtius (1880)
"After all that has been said in this book as to the nature of the aorist, it hardly needs any further explanation that here as everywhere the aoristic force ..."

6. The Sounds and Inflections of the Greek Dialects: Ionic by Herbert Weir Smyth (1894)
"The future passive is aoristic (ingressive, ... The natural interpretation of the two future middles in Hdt. is that they are aoristic. ..."

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