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Relative, Interrogative, Indefinite.

(A. Prehn: Quaestiones Plautinae de Pronominibus Indefinitis. Strasburg (progr.), 1887; with it read Seyffert's remarks in Bursian's Jahresbericht, 1890, pp. 15 sqq.)

Pleonastic strengthening (see I. 11) of the Interrogative and Indefinite Pronouns appears in lines like

The Relative is occasionally strengthened by the addition of is, ille, e.g. and this suits the theory that cuius (older quoius) represents ‘quo-eius,’ cui (older quoiei) represents ‘quo-eiei,’ with addition of the cases of is to the Relative-stem. We find also qui . . ego, e.g. Epid. 388vel ego, qui dudum fili causa coeperam ego med excruciare animi” (cf. Epid. 329, just quoted).

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