memini

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *memonai, from Proto-Indo-European *memón- ‎(to remember), perfect of the root *men- ‎(to think). Compare mēns ‎(mind)

Verb[edit]

meminī ‎(present infinitive meminisse); third conjugation, defective

  1. I remember; am mindful of

Inflection[edit]

   Conjugation of memini (third conjugation, active only, perfect forms as present, pluperfect as imperfect, future perfect as future)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present meminī meministī meminit meminimus meministis meminērunt, meminēre
imperfect memineram meminerās meminerat meminerāmus meminerātis meminerant
future meminerō memineris meminerit meminerimus memineritis meminerint
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present meminerim meminerīs meminerit meminerīmus meminerītis meminerint
imperfect meminissem meminissēs meminisset meminissēmus meminissētis meminissent
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present
future mementō mementōte
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives meminisse
participles
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
meminere meminendī meminendō meminendum

Usage notes[edit]

This verb is perfect in form but present in meaning. See also odi and coepi.

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References[edit]

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