A.for not, in assigning a negative reason, Il. 22.438, etc.: other Particles are sts. put between, as “οὐ μὲν γάρ” 5.402; οὐ γάρ, in assent to a neg., no indeed, Pl. Tht.150a, etc.
II. elliptic, in interrog. replies, where yes or well must be supplied, τούτους ἀγαθοὺς ἐνόμισας;—οὐ γάρ . . ; yes (or well), and aren't they? Ar. Pax970.