ne quid question

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ne quid question

Post by spqr » Sat Sep 29, 2018 12:57 am

Do these two words together comprise a special expression? I thought quid might be a truncated form of an indefinite pronoun. Thanks.

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Re: ne quid question

Post by mwh » Sat Sep 29, 2018 3:50 am

Yes quid is the indefinite pronoun. quis rather than aliquis is regularly used after ne and after si.

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