Mind etymology


English word mind comes from Proto-Indo-European *memóne (To remember. To think, to be mindful.), Proto-Germanic *ga-, Proto-Indo-European - -tis

Etymology of mind

Detailed word origin of mind

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*memóne Proto-Indo-European (ine) To remember. To think, to be mindful.
*ga- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Indicates association or togetherness; co-.. Indicates completeness or wholeness. In verbs, also indicates perfectivity (a finished action).
- -tis Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*méntis Proto-Indo-European (ine) Thought.
*mundiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
gemynd Old English (ang) Memory; commemoration. Thought, thinking.
mynd Old English (ang)
ȝemünde Middle English (enm)
mind English (en) (philosophy) The non-material substance or set of processes in which consciousness, perception, affectivity, judgement, thinking, and will are based.. A healthy mental state.. Desire, inclination, or intention.. Judgment, opinion, or view.. Somebody that embodies certain mental qualities.. The ability for rational thought.. The ability to be aware of things.. The ability to focus the [...]

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