μένος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ménos (mind), from *men- (to think). Cognates include Avestan 𐬨𐬀𐬥𐬋 (manō) and Sanskrit मनस् (mánas).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

μένος (menos) (genitive μένεος or μένους); n, third declension;

  1. mind
  2. desire, ardor, wish, purpose
  3. anger
  4. courage, spirit, vigor
  5. power, strength, force
  6. violence

InflectionEdit

Related termsEdit

  • μενεαίνω
  • μενοινάω

ReferencesEdit

Last modified on 18 April 2014, at 21:02