The interrogative particles have no distinct meaning by themselves in direct questions, but only serve to give to.a ... but in indirect auestions they are indispensable, except in the case of a double question, where the first particle is sometimes omitted. ... answer will be a#39;no*; as, Num putas me tarn dementem fuisset But ecquid is sometimes used in an affirmative sense. ... It is used by Cicero exclusively in a second or opposite question, where we use a#39; or a#39; ; as, Si sMs, nihil interest utrumanbsp;...
|Title||:||A Grammar of the Latin Language|
|Author||:||Ethan Allen Andrews, Solomon Stoddard|