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Δῶς μοι πᾶ στῶ καὶ τὰν γᾶν κινάσω → Give me a place to stand on, and I will move the Earth.
Archimedes

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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 (Euripides, Electra 246), τίνος χάριν.

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

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

why not: V. τί μή.

why so: Ar. τιή.