Herbert Weir Smyth [n.d.], A Greek Grammar for Colleges; Machine readable text [info] [word count] [Smyth].
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μήν (postpositive): (1) asseverative, in truth, surely; (2) adversative, especially after a negative, yet, however. The forms μήν (Hom., Att.), μά_ν (Hom., Lesb., Dor., lyric parts of tragedy), μέν truly (Hom., Att.) and μά in oaths are all connected. μήν emphasizes either a whole statement or a single word.

ὧδε γὰρ ἐξερέω, καὶ μὴν τετελεσμένον ἔσται for thus I will declare, and verily it shall be accomplished Ψ 410; καλὸν μὲν ἡ ἀλήθεια . . ., ἔοικε μὴν οὐ ῥᾴδιον πείθειν truth is a fine thing, yet it does not seem an easy thing to persuade P. L. 663e, εἰ δ' ἄγε μήν come now, on then A 302, οὐδὲν μὴν κωλύ_ει but nothing hinders P. Phae. 268e.

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