aoristic


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of or relating to the aorist tense

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But to know Jim's particular case still makes a difference, for it imposes the aoristic aspect and forbids iteration.
Now, the aoristic past also encapsulates Marlow's representation of space, a representation which, again, is incompatible with Jewel's.
Its aoristic use refers to the unbroken continuity of the act.
B) and (C) will be the aoristic counterparts of (A) for indirect evidence):
Sthioul 1998 for a survey of related literature) that the passe compose can have either a perfective meaning, in which case it roughly corresponds to the present perfect, or an aoristic meaning, in which case it corresponds to the simple past.
The aoristic tenses (simple past, imperfect, pluperfect) are characteristically those of the historian, reciting the events of the past impersonally and without reference to his own position.