μέν

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Particle[edit]

μέν (mén)

  1. on the one hand, while, whereas (often left untranslated)
  2. (before other particles) accordingly, and so

Usage notes[edit]

The main instance of the word is used to show that the word or clause with which it is attached answers to a following word or clause that's introduced by δέ or other equivalent particles (the particle may often be implied).