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Lewis : memini

memini, mĕmĭni, isse, v. n. Sanscr. man, think; upaman = Gr. ὑπομένειν, await; Gr. μεν- in μένω, Μέντωρ· μαν- in μαίνομαι, μάντις· μνᾶ- in μιμνήσκω, etc.; cf.: maneo, moneo, reminiscor, mens, Minerva, etc., to remember, recollect, to think of, be mindful of a thing; not to have forgotten a person or thing, to bear in mind (syn.: reminiscor, recordor); constr. with gen., with acc. of the person and of the thing, with de, with a rel.-clause, with ut, with cum; with the acc. and inf. (usually the inf. pres., sometimes the inf. perf.; class.). With gen.: vivorum memini, Cic. Fin. 5, 1, 3: constantiae tuae, id. Fam. 13, 75, 1: leti paterni, to be mindful of, not forget to revenge, Val. Fl. 1, 773.

With acc.: suam quisque homo rem meminit, Plaut. Merc. 5, 4, 51: praecepta facito ut memineris, id. Mil. 4, 4, 1: officium suum, id. Trin. 3, 2, 71: omnia meminit, Cic. Ac. 2, 33, 106: Cinnam memini, id. Phil. 5, 6, 17: numeros, Verg. E. 9, 45.—With ellips. of acc.: neque adeo edepol flocci facio, quando egomet memini mihi (sc. nomen), Plaut. Trin. 4, 2, 73.

With de: de pallā memento, Plaut. As. 5, 2, 84: de Herode, Cic. Att. 15, 27, 3; Juv. 11, 81.

With a rel.-clause: meministi, quanta hominum esset admiratio, Cic. Lael. 1, 2.

With ut: meministin', olim ut fuerit vestra oratio? Ter. Phorm. 1, 4, 47; Col. 11, 2, 55.

With cum: memini, cum mihi desipere videbare, Cic. Fam. 7, 28, 1.

With acc. and inf. With pres. inf. (so usually of the direct memory of an eyewitness): memini me fiere pavum, Enn. ap. Don. ad Ter. And. 2, 5, 18 (Ann. v. 15 Vahl.): memini Catonem mecum disserere, Cic. Lael. 3, 11: memini Pamphylum mihi narrare, id. Verr. 2, 2, 4, § 32: memini te mihi Phameae cenam narrare, id. Fam. 9, 16, 8; id. Deiot. 14, 38: meministis fieri senatusconsultum referente me, id. Mur. 25, 57: mementote hos esse pertimescendos, id. Cat. 2, 3, 5: memento mihi suppetias ferre, Plaut. Ep. 5, 1, 51.—So impers. memento with inf., remember to, i. e. be sure to, do not fail to: memento ergo dimidium mihi istinc de praeda dare, Plaut. Ps. 4, 7, 66: ei et hoc memento (sc. dicere), id. Merc. 2, 2, 11: dextram cohibere memento, Juv. 5, 71.

With inf. perf. (so usu. when the subject is not an eye-witness; esp. with second and third persons of memini): peto, ut memineris. te omnia mihi cumulate recepisse, Cic. Fam. 13, 72, 2: meministis me ita distribuisse initio causam, id. Rosc. Am. 42, 112: memineram ... divinum virum ... senile corpus paludibus occultasse demersum, id. Sest. 22, 50: memini gloriari solitum esse Q. Hortensium, quod, etc., id. Fam. 2, 16, 3: memento me, son de meā, sed de oratoris facultate dixisse, id. de Or. 1, 17, 78.—Poet., of inanim. things: meminit lēvor praestare salutem, Lucr. 4, 153, Luc. 5, 109.

Absol., memini et scio, Plaut. Curc. 3, 1, 14: recte meministi, your recollection is accurate, id. Ps. 4, 7, 57.

Transf., to make mention of, to mention a thing, either in speaking or writing (rare but class.): meministi ipse de exsulibus, Cic. Phil. 2, 36, 91: neque omnino hujus rei meminit us quam poëta ipse, Quint. 11, 2, 16: Achillam, cujus supra meminimus. Caes. B. C. 3, 108, 1: sed tu, qui hujus judicii meministi, cur oblitus es illius, Plin. Ep. 1, 5, 13; Col. 1, 1, 13: meminerunt hujus conjurationis Janusius Geminus in historia. M. Bibulus in edictis. Suet. Caes. 9; id. Gram. 11.—Hence. mĕmĭnens, entis, P. a., mindful (ante- and post-class.): meminens corde volutat, Liv Andr ap Prisc. p. 922 P.: aevi, quod periit. meminens, Aus. Prof. 2, 4: meminens naturae et professionis oblitus, Sid. Ep. 4, 12.