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Ancient GreekEdit


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μέν (mén) (discourse particle)

  1. on the one hand, while, whereas (often left untranslated)
  2. (before other particles) accordingly, and so

Usage notesEdit

The main instance of the word is used to show that the word or clause with which it is attached answers to a following word or clause introduced by δέ or another equivalent particle (the particle may often be implied).