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τίς direct questions, who? which? neut. what? which? Lat. quis, quae, quid?, Hom., etc.: relating to other words in the same case, τίς δ᾽ οὗτος ἔρχεαι; who art thou that comest? Il.; τίν᾽ ὄψιν σὴν προσδέρκομαι; what face is this I see of thine? Eur.:— τίς ἄν or κεν, with the opt., expresses doubt, who could, who would do so? Hom.: —in double questions, τί λαβόντα τί δεῖ ποιεῖν; what has one received and what must one do? Dem.; so, τίς πόθεν εἶς ἀνδρῶν; who and whence art thou? Od.
2.τίς with Particles: τίς γάρ; Lat. quisnam? why who? who possibly? Il., etc.; τίς δή; who then? Theogn.; τίς δῆτα; Soph.; τίς ποτε; who in the world? who ever? Xen.
3.neut. τί; as a simple question, what? Aesch.; also, why? Il. b. τί μοι; τί σοι; what is it to me? to thee? Soph., etc.; c. gen., τί μοι ἔριδος; what have I to do with the quarrel? Il.; τί ἐμοὶ καὶ σοί; what is there (in common) to me and thee? what have I to do with thee? NTest. c. τί with Particles:— τί γάρ; why not? how else? Lat. quid enim? quidni? i. e. of course, no doubt, Aesch., etc.; τί δέ; Lat. quid vero? Plat.; τί δέ, εἰ . .; but what, if . .? Eur.; τί δή; τί δήποτε; why ever? why in the world? Plat.:— τί μή; why not? Lat. quidni? Trag.:— τί μή; i. e. yes certainly, Plat., etc.
II.τίς is sometimes used for ὅστις in indirect questions, ἠρώτα δὴ ἔπειτα, τίς εἴη καὶ πόθεν ἔλθοι Od.; οὐκ ἔχω τί φῶ Aesch.
2.τίς; τί; with part., followed by a verbal clause, forms one sentence in Greek where we use two, εἴρετο τίνες ἐόντες προαγορεύουσι; who they were that proclaim? Hdt.; καταμεμάθηκας τοὺς τί ποιοῦντας τοὔνομα τοῦτ᾽ ἀποκαλοῦσιν; have you learnt what they do whom men call so and so? Xen.
III.τίς; ποῖος; Soph.
IV.τί was never elided; but the hiatus is allowed in attic, τί οὖν; Ar.; τί ἔστιν; Soph.; τί εἶπας; id=Soph.

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