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, interj. (incorrectly written nae ), = ναί, νή,
I.truly, verily, really, indeed (only joined with pers. pron. ego, tu, and with the demonstratives ille, iste, hic, and their advv.; in class, prose usually with a conditional clause).
II. Connected with other affirmative particles, as hercle, edepol, mecastor, medius fidius: “ne tu hercle,Plaut. As. 2, 4, 6; id. Curc. 1, 3, 38: ne ille hercle, id. Bacch. 2, 3, 76: “edepol ne ego,id. Men. 5, 5, 10: “edepol ne tu,id. ib. 1, 2, 50: “ne ista edepol,id. Am. 2, 2, 213: “ne istuc mecastor,id. Men. 5, 1, 34 (729 Ritschl): “ne ille, medius fidius,Cic. Tusc. 1, 30, 74; cf.: “medius fidius ne tu,id. Att. 4, 4, 6, § 2.— Rarely with a pron. poss.: “edepol ne meam operam, etc.,Ter. Hec. 5, 3, 1. (All passages in which ne stands in classic prose without a pronoun are probably corrupt; cf. Haase in Reisig's Vorles. p. 379 sq.; v. Liv. 26, 31, 10; 34, 4, 16 Weissenb.)
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