μιμνήσκω

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *mn̥-eh₂-sḱe-, from the root *men- with inchoative suffix -σκω (-skō). Cognates include μνάομαι (mnáomai, to be mindful), Sanskrit अम्नासिषु (amnāsiṣu), मम्नौ (mamnau, remember, repeat in the mind, perfect).

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VerbEdit

μῐμνήσκω (mimnḗskō)

  1. (active)
    1. (transitive) To remind [+accusative and genitive = someone of something], put in mind
    2. (transitive) To recall something to memory, to make famous
  2. (middle and passive voices)
    1. (transitive) To call to mind, remember [+genitive or less commonly accusative = something, someone]
      1. To remember [+infinitive = that ...]
      2. (after Homer) To remember [+participle = doing]
      3. (intransitive) To bear in mind, to not forget
    2. (transitive) To remember aloud, to mention [+genitive = something]
    3. (transitive) To give heed to [+genitive = someone]

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