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2585. δῆλον ὅτι (δηλονότι) evidently, οἶδ᾽ ὅτι (εὖ οἶδ᾽ ὅτι) surely, εὖ ἴσθι ὅτι be assured are so often used parenthetically and elliptically as to become mere formal expressions requiring no verb. ὅτι here loses all conjunctive force. Thus, ““ἔχει δὴ οὑτωσὶ_ δῆλον ὅτι τούτων πέριthe case then stands clearly thus about these mattersP. G. 487d, ““οὔτ᾽ ἂν ὑ_μεῖς οἶδ᾽ ὅτι ἐπαύσασθεnor assuredly would you have ceasedD. 6.29, καὶ πάντων οἶδ᾽ ὅτι φησάντων γ᾽ ἄν (for καὶ οἶδ᾽ ὅτι πάντες φήσαιέν γ᾽ ἄν) and all assuredly would say 9. 1.

a. Plato (Sophistes and Leges) uses δῆλον (ἐστίν) ὡς for δῆλον ὅτι.

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