μένος

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

μένος ‎(ménos) (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

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