remembrance etymology

English word remembrance comes from Latin memor (Mindful, remembering. That has a good memory.), Latin re-, Italian rememoror, Late Latin rememorārī

Detailed word origin of remembrance

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
memor Latin (lat) Mindful, remembering. That has a good memory.
re- Latin (lat) Again; prefix added to various words to indicate an action being done again, or like the other usages indicated above under English.. Back, backwards.
rememoror Italian (ita)
rememorārī Late Latin (LL)
memoror Latin (lat) I am mindful of. I remember.
rememorari Late Latin (LL)
rememoror Latin (lat) I call to mind. I remember again.
rememorare Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
remembrer Old French (fro) (intransitive) to remember. (transitive) to remind.
remembrance Old French (fro) Recollection; memory.
remembrance English (eng) (obsolete) Something to be remembered; an admonition, counsel, instruction.. Something remembered; a person or thing kept in memory.. That which serves to keep in or bring to mind; a memento, a memorial, a souvenir, a token; a memorandum or note of something to be remembered.. The act of remembering; a holding in mind, or bringing to mind; recollection.. The power of remembering; the reach [...]

Words with the same origin as remembrance

Descendants of memor
member remember
Descendants of re-
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