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μὴ ἀλλά

τύμβος, ὦ νυμφεῖον, ὦ κατασκαφής οἴκησις αἰείφρουρος, οἷ πορεύομαι πρὸς τοὺς ἐμαυτῆς -> Tomb, bridal chamber, eternal prison in the caverned rock, whither I go to find mine own.
Sophocles, Antigone, 883
Full diacritics: ἀλλά μὴ ἀλλά Medium diacritics: ἀλλά μὴ ἀλλά Low diacritics: ἀλλά&OUTPUT=kwic&ORTHMODE=ORG&CONJUNCT=PHRASE&DISTANCE=3&author=&title=&POLESPAN=5&THMPRTLIMIT=1&KWSS=1&KWSSPRLIM=500&trsortorder=author%2C+title&editor=&pubdate=&language=&shrtcite=&genre=&sortorder=author%2C+title&dgdivhead=&dgdivtype=&dgsubdivwho=&dgsubdivn=&dgsubdivtag=&dgsubdivtype= μη αλλά Capitals: αλλά ΜΗ ΑΛΛΑ
Transliteration A: ἀλλά&title=Special:Search&go=Go&fulltext=1 mḕ allá Transliteration B: αλλά mē alla Transliteration C: αλλά mi alla Beta Code: ἀλλά mh\alla

English (LSJ)

an elliptic phrase for μὴ γένοιτο, ἀλλά... or μὴ λέγε τοῦτο, ἀλλά… : only used in answers,

   A nay but... not so, but... σὲ δὲ ταῦτ' ἀρέσκει; Answ. μἀλλὰ πλεῖν ἢ μαίνομαι Ar.Ra.103, cf. 611, 745, 751, Pl.Alc.1.114e, Men.75b; μὴ οὕτως, ἀλλ'… Id.Prt.318b; μηδαμῶς... ἀλλὰId.Grg.497b, Phdr.234e.

Middle Liddell


an elliptic phrase for μὴ γένοιτο, ἀλλά… , in answers, nay but, not so but, σὲ δὲ ταῦτ' ἀρέσκει; Answ. μἀλλὰ πλεῖνμαίνομαι Ar.