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οὐδέ (μηδέ) as an Adverb

2931. Adverbial οὐδέ (μηδέ) not even, not . . . either, also . . . not, nor yet (ne . . quidem). Cp. the use of καί even, also in affirmative sentences; as οὐδ᾽ ὥς not even in that case (καὶ ὥς even in that case).

““ἀλλ᾽ οὐδὲ τούτων στερήσονταιbut no; even of these shall they be deprivedX. A. 1.4.8, ““ὅτ᾽ οὐδ᾽ οὕτω ῥᾴδιον ἦνwhen besides it was not so easyI. 18.65 (= καὶ οὐ also not). With οὐδ᾽ ει᾽ (ἐά_ν) not even if οὐ belongs with the main clause, while δέ even goes with the dependent clause. Thus, ““οὐδ᾽ ἂν εἰ βούλοιντο, ῥᾳδίως πονηροὶ γένοιντοeven if they wished, they could not easily become wickedX. C. 7.5.86 (= καὶ εἰ βούλοιντο, οὐκ ἂν γένοιντο). Similarly with a participle: ““οὐδὲ πεπονθὼς κακῶς ἐχθρὸν εἶναί μοι τοῦτον ὁμολογῶI do not admit that this man is my enemy even though I have been ill-usedD. 21.205.

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