δέ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

δέ (de)

  1. and
  2. but

Usage notes[edit]

Δέ is a post-positive word, i.e. it is never the first word in a sentence. It is usually the second, but sometimes also the third or fourth.

It is often used together with μέν.