Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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καί often has an adversative force; as where it joins a negative to an affirmative clause. Here καὶ οὐ (μή) is almost = but not, as in ἐμ' ἐχειροτόνησαν καὶ οὐχ ὑ_μᾶς they elected me and (= but) not you D. 18.288. So also where καί

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is like καίτοι and yet; as χαίρων ἄπιθι· καί σ' ἄ_κων ἐγὼ λείπω fare thee well; and yet I leave thee unwillingly Ar. Eq. 1250. To connect negative clauses οὐδέ is used.

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