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οὐκοῦν interrogative: not therefore? not then? (nonne, igitur? nonne ergo?). Here the stress lies on the inferential οὖν and an affirmative answer is expected as a matter of course. οὐκοῦν stands at the beginning of its clause.

οὐκοῦν . . . εὖ σοι δοκοῦσι βουλεύεσθαι; πρός γε ἃ ὁρῶσι do you not then think that they lay their plans well? Yes, with regard to what they see X. C. 7.1.8.

a. When a negative answer is expected we have οὐκοῦν οὐ (P. Phil. 43d).

b. οὐκοῦν and οὖν stand in parallel questions in X. A. 1.6.7-8.

c. Some scholars write οὔκουν or οὐκ οὖν for οὐκοῦν interrogative (and inferential).

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