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2850. δήπου probably, I presume, I should hope, doubtless, you will admit, is stronger than πού perhaps, I suppose. δήπου often has a touch of irony or doubt in stating a case that would seem to be certain; as ἴστε δήπου ὅθεν ἥλιος ἀνίσχει you know, I presume, where the sun rises X. A. 5.7.6. In questions δήπου expects the answer yes. οὐ δήπου certainly not and is it not so? (with irony).

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