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Ὄττω τις ἔραται -> Whatever one loves best | Whom you desire most
Sappho

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adv.

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

For what purpose: P. and V. ἐπὶ τῷ (Soph., Aj. 797).

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

Why not: V. τί μή.

Why so: Ar. τιή.