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quapropter

Μή, φίλα ψυχά, βίον ἀθάνατον σπεῦδε, τὰν δ' ἔμπρακτον ἄντλει μαχανάν -> Oh! my soul do not aspire to eternal life, but exhaust the limits of the possible
Pindar, Pythian, 3.61f.

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

quă-propter: (in tmesi:
I qua me propter adduxi, Ter. Hec. 3, 3, 4), adv. qui-propter, for what, wherefore, why.
I Interrog. (ante- and post-class.): quapropter id vos factum suspicamini? Plaut. Most. 2, 2, 52: Tra. Quāpropter? Theo. Quia, etc., id. ib. 3, 2, 140: parumper opperire me hic: My. Quapropter? Ter. And. 4, 2, 31.—
   B Indirect: sed quid est quapropter nobis vos malum minitamini? Plaut. Bacch. 5, 4, 25: credo te non nihil mirari, Quid sit, quapropter te huc foras puerum evocare jussi, Ter. Hec. 5, 1, 6: interrogatus quapropter vellet, etc., Val. Max. 8, 13, ext. 2. —
II Transf., in passing to a new thought, wherefore, on which account (class.): quapropter hoc dicam, numquam, etc., Cic. Caecin. 27, 78; Ter. Heaut. 2, 3, 116; id. Ad. 3, 2, 44; Val. Max. 6, 4, 4 al.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

quāproptĕr,¹⁰
1 adv. a) interr., pourquoi : quapropter ? — quia... Pl. Most. 825, pourquoi ? — parce que...; [indir.] indic. Pl. Men. 714 ; subj. Amph. 86 ; b) relatif : quid est quapropter minitamini ? Pl. Bacch. 1144, quelle est la raison pour laquelle vous menacez ? cf. Ter. Hec. 733
2 [conj. de coord.], c’est pourquoi : Ter. Haut. 357 ; Ad. 342 ; Cic. Cæc. 34 ; Phil. 6, 17, etc. || [tmèse] qua... propter Ter. Hec. 364.

Latin > German (Georges)

quā-propter, weswegen, weshalb, warum, I) interrog.: non opus est. Ch. Quapropter? Ter.: in indirekter Frage u. zwar in der Tmesis, quid ego feci, qua istaec propter dicta dicantur mihi, Plaut. – II) relat.: non tu scis, quapropter etc., Ter.: in der Tmesis, qua me propter eduxi foras, Ter. – zum Anknüpfen eines konsekutiven Hauptsatzes, daher, deswegen, deshalb, wie Lucr. 1, 127 u.a. (s. Holtze Synt. Lucr. p. 10). Ter. heaut. 357. Cic. Caecin. 78 u.a.

Latin > English

quapropter ADV :: wherefore, why, for what?