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Old English[edit]


Proto-Germanic *mimraz, *mīmraz (mindful, careful), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)mer- (to be mindful, remember, take careful thought of). Akin to Eastern Frisian mimerje (to ponder, reflect), Middle Low German mīmeren, mīmern (to ponder, reflect), Middle Dutch mīmeren (to ponder, reflect) (Dutch mijmeren (to muse, reflect deeply, think to oneself)), Old Norse Mīmir Norse god of Memory, Old English māmor (lethargy), Old English māmrian (to think out, design), Latin memor (mindful), Old English murnan (to mourn).



  1. mindful
  2. exisiting in the memory or mind, known

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