Definición de aorist en inglés:


Saltos de línea: aor¦ist
Pronunciación: /ˈeɪərɪst
, ˈɛːr-/


  • 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.
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    • Two of the more troublesome phenomena are verbs with an active present and future middle; and ‘passive deponents,’ i.e., ‘deponent’ verbs whose aorists are passive in form, not middle.
    • However, in the indicative mood, the aorist usually indicates past time.
    • The minority of these future middle verbs form the aorist normally.


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  • The aorist tense.
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    • When the forgiveness of sins is considered, the use of the aorist tense in the Lord's Prayer makes clear that only a final (one-time only) forgiveness is sought when the Lord comes.
    • The previous section points out that Koine ‘preferred the aorist passive in the case of deponents (where a real passive meaning is at best a possibility)’.
    • It is quite intriguing to notice that the majority of these active-present, future-middle verbs have a stem change in the aorist (a second aorist form).



Pronunciación: /eɪəˈrɪstɪk, ɛːˈr-/
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  • In Latin, perfective and aoristic semantics fused in the perfect, leaving the perfect and imperfect stems.
  • The aoristic present presents the action as a simple event or as a present fact without any reference to its progress.
  • Perfect can be completed aspect in present time or aoristic aspect in past time.


late 16th century: from Greek aoristos 'indefinite', from a- 'not' + horizein 'define, limit'.

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