mind etymology

English word mind comes from Proto-Indo-European *memóne (To remember. To think, to be mindful.), Proto-Germanic *ga-, Proto-Indo-European - -tis

Detailed word origin of mind

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*memóne Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To remember. To think, to be mindful.
*ga- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Indicates association or togetherness; co-.. Indicates completeness or wholeness. In verbs, also indicates perfectivity (a finished action).
- -tis Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*méntis Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Thought.
*mundiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
gemynd Old English (ang) Memory; commemoration. Thought, thinking.
mynd Old English (ang)
ȝemünde Middle English (enm)
mind English (eng) (philosophy) The non-material substance or set of processes in which consciousness, perception, affectivity, judgement, thinking, and will are based.. A healthy mental state.. Desire, inclination, or intention.. Judgment, opinion, or view.. Somebody that embodies certain mental qualities.. The ability for rational thought.. The ability to be aware of things.. The ability to focus the [...]

Words with the same origin as mind

Descendants of *memóne
main mainframe mainland mainstream memento mine minefield ming mingle minnie moan moon moonlight moonshine undermine
Descendants of *ga-
and around brother but each enough for game go going like man mean meet men or ready right set us woman women yeah yet
Descendants of - -tis
base basically birth boss force gentleman government guest hospital hotel indeed instead kind kinda mention state states station stay stayed with