οἱ δ’ἄρχοντες what does the "δ" mean?

Discussion in 'Ελληνικά (Greek)' started by melonidas, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. melonidas Member

    spanish
    Hello

    In οἱ δ’ἄρχοντες , what does the οἱ "δ", mean?

    thx
     
  2. Perseas Senior Member

    Athens
    Greek - GR
    You can read here about δέ (δ' before vowels).
    Usually it answers μέν as adversative conjunction. It means on the other hand, but, however .... It depends on the context.
     

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