Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
AORISTAgents Overcoming Resource Independent Scaling Threats
References in periodicals archive ?
A different Greek etymology is proposed here: [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], the aorist infinitive of [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 'to perceive, foresee; to provide, take care of' (LSJ 1490-91).
12) Nganasan occupies an intermediate position since in the aorist, it follows the Enets and Nenets languages where a formal copula element is no longer identifiable and the verbal endings attach directly to the predicative noun or adjective.
is implied in the aorist, an anticipated payment for the divine pardon.
with the present, perfect and aorist participle) be given a unified semantic description?
5) Despite the aorist marker-Ir, the plural NP, potatoes, does not have a generic meaning here.
The "aoristic drift" whereby the Compound Past of many Romance and other languages takes over the aorist function from the Simple Past (20) had not progressed very far by 1600 in comparison with what happened subsequently.
This allows the Perfect Tense to be clearly distinguished from the Aorist and Imperfect, which, presumably, cannot express current relevance (but see Stanojevic and Geld 2011).
Based on the contrastive analysis hypothesis, three possible explanations may account for the error of alternating tenses: The fact that Arabic has only two tenses of preterit and aorist (Sterling, 1904), or perfect or imperfect (Wright, 1967) makes action, not time, indicated in Arabic sentences, as in the following simple examples:
225, the aorist verb katelexas means "you said / described" (signs), with a derivation from kata (prefix) + lego*"say.
Whereas one thinks of a snapshot in the aorist tense, the individual snapshots that Sartre has gathered together provide instead a gerundive sense of the ancient world, illustrating the unity of the Greek world through its diversity and through time.
Others suppose that the word justified here is not the state into which believers have already entered (such as would be indicated by the aorist participle in Romans 5:1) but an eschatological vindication--in which case the statement can cohere with OT passages dealing with the importance of faithful living on the part of God's people.
This view is supported by Anaxagoras' having used the aorist diekosmese in B12.