- aoraki-mount cook,
- aortic arch,
- aortic arch syndrome
Origin of aorist
Examples from the Web for aorist
The aorist imperatives were also new; the history of some of them, as the second sing.
The distinctive forms are the present, the perfect, and the aorist.
The English prterite is the equivalent, not to the Greek perfect but the Greek aorist.A Handbook of the English Language|Robert Gordon Latham
The aorist has sometimes been said to express instantaneous action, and so it does.
What if the future be derived from the aorist, instead of the aorist from the future?Opuscula|Robert Gordon Latham
Word Origin for aorist
1580s, the simple past tense of Greek verbs, from Greek aoristos (khronos) "indefinite (tense)," from privative prefix a- "not" (see a- (3)) + horistos "limited, defined," verbal adjective from horizein "to limit, define," from horos "boundary, limit, border" (see horizon).