mnemosynum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Μνημοσύνη.

Noun[edit]

mnēmosȳnum n (genitive mnēmosȳnī); second declension

  1. a keepsake, souvenir, or memorial
    "verum est mnemosynum mei sodalis - Catull. 12.13"

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative mnēmosȳnum mnēmosȳna
genitive mnēmosȳnī mnēmosȳnōrum
dative mnēmosȳnō mnēmosȳnīs
accusative mnēmosȳnum mnēmosȳna
ablative mnēmosȳnō mnēmosȳnīs
vocative mnēmosȳnum mnēmosȳna

References[edit]

  • mnemosynum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “mnemosynum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • mnemosynum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • mnemosynum in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016