See also: άριστος

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂éristos (fittest), the superlative of *h₂er- (to fit, be suitable). Cognate with Hittite [script needed] (arra-, wash), Tocharian A yär- (wash).

PronunciationEdit

 

AdjectiveEdit

ἄρῐστος (áristosm (feminine ἀρῐ́στη, neuter ἄρῐστον); first/second declension

  1. best

Usage notesEdit

Used as the superlative of ἀγαθός (agathós), along with βέλτιστος (béltistos) and κράτιστος (krátistos).

DeclensionEdit

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