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οὐ γάρ

Ὁ δ' ἀνεξέταστος βίος οὐ βιωτὸς ἀνθρώπῳ -> The unexamined life is not worth living
Plato, Apology of Socrates 38a
Full diacritics: οὐ γάρ Medium diacritics: οὐ γάρ Low diacritics: ου γαρ Capitals: ΟΥ ΓΑΡ
Transliteration A: ou gár Transliteration B: ou gar Transliteration C: ou gar Beta Code: ou)ga/r

English (LSJ)

in orat. recta,

   A for not, in assigning a negative reason, Il. 22.438, etc.: other Particles are sts. put between, as οὐ μὲν γάρ 5.402; οὐ γάρ, in assent to a neg., no indeed, Pl. Tht.150a, etc.    II elliptic, in interrog. replies, where yes or well must be supplied, τούτους ἀγαθοὺς ἐνόμισας;—οὐ γάρ; yes (or well), and aren't they? Ar. Pax970.    2 in questions, where an affirm. answer is expected, οὐ γὰρ ὁ Παφλαγὼν ἀπέκρυπτε ταύτας; did not he keep them hidden? Id.Eq.1392, cf. D.22.73, etc.