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Etymology

From Middle English {{enm|minde}}, {{enm|munde|münde}}, {{enm|ȝemunde|ȝemünde}}, from Old English {{ang|mynd}}, {{ang|ġemynd||memory, remembrance; memorial, record; act of commemoration; thought, purpose; consciousness, mind, intellect}}, from Proto-Germanic {{gem-pro|*mundiz}}, {{gem-pro|*gamundiz||memory, remembrance}}, from Proto-Indo-European {{ine-pro|*méntis||thought}}, from Proto-Indo-European {{ine-pro|*men-||to think}}. Cognate with Old High German {{goh|gimunt||mind, memory}}, {{da|minde||memory}}, {{is|minni||memory, recall, recollection}}, Gothic {{got|𐌼𐌿𐌽𐌳𐍃||memory, mind}}, Old English {{ang|myntan||to mean, intend, purpose, determine, resolve}}, {{la|mēns||mind, reason}}, Albanian {{sq|mënd||mind, reason}}. More at [[mint#|mint]].

Pronunciation

Noun

Mind (plural [[Minds#|Minds]])
  1. The ability for rational thought.
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  2. The ability to be aware of things.
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  3. The ability to remember things.
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  4. The ability to focus the thoughts.
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  5. Somebody that embodies certain mental qualities.
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  6. Judgment, opinion, or view.
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  7. Desire, inclination, or intention.
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  8. A healthy mental state.
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      “[…] it is not fair of you to bring against mankind double weapons ! Dangerous enough you are as woman alone, without bringing to your aid those gifts of mind suited to problems which men have been accustomed to arrogate to themselves.”
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    The non-material substance or set of processes in which consciousness, perception, affectivity, judgement, thinking, and will are based.
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    • 1699, William Temple, Heads designed for an essay on conversations
      Study gives strength to the mind; conversation, grace: the first apt to give stiffness, the other suppleness: one gives substance and form to the statue, the other polishes it.
    • 1854, Samuel Knaggs, Unsoundness of Mind Considered in Relation to the Question of Responsibility for Criminal Acts, p.19:
      The mind is that part of our being which thinks and wills, remembers and reasons; we know nothing of it except from these functions.
    • 1883, Howard Pyle, The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood Chapter V
      Thus they dwelled for nearly a year, and in that time Robin Hood often turned over in his mind many means of making an even score with the Sheriff.
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Verb

Mind (third-person singular simple present [[Minds#|Minds]], present participle [[Minding#|Minding]], simple past and past participle [[Minded#|Minded]])
  1. (ArticlesnowArticles, regional) To remember. Template:Defdate
  2. (ArticlesnowArticles, rare Articlesexcept in phrases) To concern oneself with, to pay attention to. Template:Defdate
    You should mind your own business.
    • Addison
      bidding him be a good child, and mind his book
  3. (Articlesoriginally and chiefly in negative or interrogative constructions) To dislike, to object to; to be bothered by. Template:Defdate
    I wouldn't mind an ice cream right now.
  4. (ArticlesnowArticles, chieflyArticles, <scribunto-parser-error>) To pay attention to; to listen attentively to, to obey. Template:Defdate
    • 2000, George RR Martin, A Storm of Swords, Bantam 2011, page 84:
      ‘Should you ever have a son, Sansa, beat him frequently so he learns to mind you.’
  5. To pay attention to (something); to keep one's mind on.
    • Shakespeare
      My lord, you nod: you do not mind the play.
  6. To look after, to take care of, especially for a short period of time. Template:Defdate
    Would you mind my bag for me?
  7. (ArticleschieflyArticles, in the imperative) To make sure, to take care (that). Template:Defdate
    Mind you don't knock that glass over.
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    • 2005, Gillie Bolton, Reflective Practice: Writing And Professional Development, ISBN 9781848602120, page xv:
      Bank Underground Station, London, is built on a curve, leaving a potentially dangerous gap between platform and carriage to trap the unwary. The loudspeaker voice instructs passengers to "Mind the gap": the boundary between train and platform.
  9. (Articlesobsolete) To have in mind; to intend.
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      I mind to tell him plainly what I think.
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  10. (Articlesobsolete) To put in mind; to remind.
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      He minded them of the mutability of all earthly things.
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    • Shakespeare
      I do thee wrong to mind thee of it.

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Danish

Verb

Mind

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Estonian

Etymology

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Pronoun

Mind

  1. Template:Et-nom form of: "me"

Hungarian

Etymology

Presumably from {{hu|mi|mi?|what?}}.[1]

Pronunciation

Pronoun

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  1. all of it
    Mind megettem.- I ate all of it.

Declension

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Adverb

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  1. with everyone, all, together (usually of persons)
    Mind összegyűltek a ház előtt. - They all (together) gathered in front of the house.
  2. all of them, everyone, each of them (grammatically singular)
    Milyenek a fogaid? - Nem jók, de még mind megvan. - How are your teeth? - They are not perfect, but I still have all of them.
  3. continually, continuously (used with comparative form)
    Mind nagyobb igény van erre a szolgáltatásra. - There is more and more demand for this service.

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Conjunction

Mind

  1. Lëtzebuergesch: hu
    both... and..., as well as
    mind a magánéletben, mind a munkában - both in private life and in work

References

  1. Template:R:Zaicz 2006

Scots

Etymology

From Old English {{ang|ġemynd}}, from Proto-Germanic {{gem-pro|*gamundiz}}.

Pronunciation

  • /mɑend/

Noun

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  1. memory, recollection.
  2. mind.

Verb

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  1. To remember.
  2. To remind.
  3. To mind, care.

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