Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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2507

When the verb of the relative clause stands in the indicative, the distinction between a definite and indefinite antecedent is commonly clear only in negative sentences.

ἃ μὴ οἶδα οὐδὲ οἴομαι εἰδέναι whatever I do not know (= εἴ τινα μὴ οἶδα) I do not even think I know P. A. 21d. Here ἃ οὐκ οἶδα would mean the particular things I am ignorant of, and would have no conditional force whatever. So in οὐκ οἶδ'· ἐφ' οἷς γὰρ μὴ φρονῶ σι_γᾶν φιλῶ I do not know; for I am wont to be silent in matters which I do not understand S. O. T. 569.

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