quid agis

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From quid (what) + agis (you're doing) the second person form of agō (I do).



quid agis?

  1. (colloquial) what's up?, how are you?, how do you do?
    • 65 BCE – 8 BCE, Horace, Satires 1.9.4:
      Quid agis, dulcissime rērum?
      How are you, my dearest?”
  2. (colloquial, in surprise) what are you doing (there)?, what are you up to?

See also[edit]


  1. ^ “The Latin Monosyllables in Their Relation to Accent and Quantity. A Study in the Verse of Terence”, in Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association[1], volume 34, 1903, →DOI, pages 60