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1268. With adjectives, adverbs, and numerals, τὶς may strengthen or weaken an assertion, apologize for a comparison, and in general qualify a statement: ““δεινός τις ἀνήρa very terrible manP. R. 596c, ““μύωψ τιςa sort of gad-flyP. A. 30e, ““σχεδόν τιpretty nearlyX. O. 4.11, ““τριά_κοντά τινεςabout 30T. 8.73. But in παρεγένοντό τινες δύο νῆες the numeral is appositional to τινές (certain, that is, two ships joined them) T. 8.100.

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