See also: quidni
- why not? what else?
- Hem, Clinia haec fieri videbat? Quid nī? Mecum una simul.
- Well, did Clinia see all this going on? - How shouldn't he? He was with me.
- Quid nī? Quo verba facilius dentur mihi.
- Why not? That I may be imposed upon the more easily.
- Omnem rem tenes? - Quid ego nī teneam?
- You understand the whole affair? - Why should I not understand it?
- Quid illam nī abducat?
- Why should he not take her?
- Quid ego nī ita censeam?
- Why shouldn't I think so?
- Quid ego nī fleam?
- Why shouldn't I cry?
- Quidnī, inquit, meminerim?
- Why mustn't I remember, says he?
- of course