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218. 1. When ἄν is used with the subjunctive, if it does not coalesce with the relative or particle into one word (as in ἐάν, ὅταν, etc.), it is generally separated from it only by such monosyllables as μέν, δέ, τέ, γάρ, καί, νύ, πέρ, etc., rarely τὶς.

See examples under 444 and 529.

2. In Homer and Hesiod two such words may precede κέ; as εἴ περ γάρ κεν, εἰ γάρ νύ κε, εἰ γάρ τίς κε, ὃς μὲν γάρ κε. This is rare with ἄν in prose; see DEM. iv. 45, ὅποι μὲν γὰρ ἄν. Exceptional are ὅποι τις ἂν, οἶμαι, προσθῇ, DEM. ii. 14; τι ἄλλο ἂν δοκῇ ὑμῖν, XEN. Cyr. iv. 5, 52. The strange καθ᾽ ὧν μηνύῃ ἄν τις, ANT. v. 38, is now corrected to ἂν μηνύῃ, but still stranger is ὅποσον φάρυγξ ἂν ἡμῶν χανδάνῃ (?), AR. Ran. 259.

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