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δαί , colloquial form of δή, used after interrogatives, to express wonder or curiosity,
A.τίς δ. ὅμιλος ὅδ᾽ ἔπλετο;Od.1.225; “ποῦ δ. νηῦς ἕστηκε;24.299, cf. A.D.Synt.78.2 (but wrongly read by Aristarch. for “δ᾽ αἱIl.10.408): freq. in Com., “τί δ. σὺ . . πεποίηκας;Ar.Eq.351; mostly in a separate clause, “τίδ.;what? how? Pherecr.93, Ar.Eq. 171, al.; “τί δ. σύ;Id.Av.136; “πῶς δ.;Id.V.1212; dub. l. in A.Pr. 933, Ch.900, S.Ant.318, but prob. to be read E.Med.1012, Ion275, al.: freq. in codd. of Pl., but prob. f.l. for δέ, as in Ar.Ach.912.
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