memor

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *mer-mer-, a reduplicated form of Proto-Indo-European *(s)mer- (to fall into thinking, remember, care for). Cognate with Latin mora, Ancient Greek μέρμερος (mérmeros, causing worry, mischievous, baneful, fastidious), Sanskrit स्मरति (smárati, to remember, recollect), Old English mimor, ġemimor (existing in memory, mindful), Old English mimorian, mymerian (to keep in mind, remember). More at mimmer.

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Adjective[edit]

memor m, f, n (genitive memoris); third declension

  1. mindful, remembering
  2. that has a good memory

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative memor memor memorēs memoria
genitive memoris memoris memorium memorium
dative memorī memorī memoribus memoribus
accusative memorem memor memorēs memoria
ablative memorī memorī memoribus memoribus
vocative memor memor memorēs memoria

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References[edit]

  • memor in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879