οὖν

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οὖν ‎(oûn) (Attic, Epic)

  1. then (implying temporal sequence)
  2. therefore (implying causal sequence)
  3. Marker of the continuation of a previously interrupted line of thought: "As I was saying..."
  4. Added to indefinite pronoun or adverb, such as ὁστισοῦν ‎(hostisoûn), to make it more general: whoever, whatever; whosoever

References[edit]

  • οὖν in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «οὖν» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «οὖν» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «οὖν» in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • «οὖν» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.