minde etymology

Middle English word minde comes from Proto-Indo-European *mnā-, Proto-Germanic - þiz, Proto-Germanic *ga-, Proto-Indo-European - -tis, and later Proto-Germanic *munaną (To remember. To think, to consider, to believe.)

Detailed word origin of minde

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*mnā- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to think
- þiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*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)
*munaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To remember. To think, to consider, to believe.
*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)

Words with the same origin as minde

Descendants of *mnā-
brain i-mune imunde mane mencioun mend menowe menten min minne mone monk monnen montaigne mound mune munnen munt munten mynde mynen mynnen remainen ȝemunde
Descendants of - þiz
bouȝt bowght cleove dright flight gleede insight iscefte mendlees miȝty mund myghte onmiȝt ought plight plyght schulen seed siȝt soght tuht tuhtle vnmyȝty wiste ȝemünde
Descendants of *ga-
aline boueer gar gerren gnast graiden likely likliche likly mete metels upset vnmete y- yclept ymunde yo ypunished ȝare ȝarwen ȝebed ȝehwa ȝeræden
Descendants of - -tis
bas cunde dowere force fors gongen hoste june kinde mind mynd oost stede stedfast stedfastnes stedfulen tide tidliche tydely with withe wythe ȝemund