cur non

LatinEdit

PhraseEdit

cūr nōn?

  1. why not?
    Cur ego tecum non sum?
    Why am I not with you?
    Cur non illam huc transferri iubes?
    Why don't you command her to be brought over hither?
    Cur non emisti restem suspendio?
    Why do you not buy a halter, and hang yourself?

Usage notesEdit

  • While cur non? expects an answer, quid ni? is rather used in rhetorical questions.
Last modified on 10 February 2013, at 22:37