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

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

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

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

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References[edit]

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