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why

Ἦθος ἀνθρώπῳ δαίμων -> A man's character is his fate
Heraclitus, fr. B 119 Diels

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adverb

Interrogative: P. and V. τί, τοῦ χάριν (Dem. 490). P. διὰ τί, τοῦ ἕνεκα (Dem. 1104), ἀντὶ τίνος (Plato, Lysis 208E), V. πρὸς τί, ἀντὶ τοῦ, εἰς τί, τί χρῆμα, τίνος ἕκατι, ἐκ τοῦ (Eur., Electra 246), τίνος χάριν.

for what purpose: P. and V. ἐπὶ τῷ (Soph., Ajax 797).

Indirect: P. διότι; V. ἀνθ' ὅτου, or see the direct forms.

why not: V. τί μή.

why so: Ar. τιή.