See also: toi5, tois, and τοις

Ancient Greek Edit

Pronunciation Edit


Article Edit

τοῖς (toîs)

  1. masculine/neuter dative plural of (ho)

Particle Edit

τοῖς (toîs) (discourse particle)

  1. (repeated) (often combined with μὲν (mèn) or δὲ (), contrasting two clauses): for some... for others
    τοῖς μὲν τῶν Αἰγυπτῐ́ων ἱεροί εἰσιν οἱ κροκόδιλοι, τοῖς δ᾿ οὔ
    For some of the Egyptians crocodiles are holy, for others (they are) not.
    τοῖς μὲν δούλοις ἀνάγκη εἰσί νόμος , τοῖς δὲ ἐλευθέροις ἀνθρώποις νόμος εἰσίν ἀνάγκη
    toîs mèn doúlois hē anánkē eisí nómos , toîs dè eleuthérois anthrṓpois ho nómos eisín anánkē
    For slaves force is law, wherease for the free men law is force.