Word origins (mnensia and mnemosyne)

Håkan Stenholm <>
Mon Dec 30 17:57:34 CET 2002


On måndag, dec 30, 2002, at 16:35 Europe/Stockholm, Daniel Dudley wrote:

> I'm curious about the origins of the words mnensia and
> mnemosyne. A search in web dictionaries gives no answers,
> so I assume the words are concocted by the creators of the
> mnensia and mnemosyne applications -- but on what basis?
>
> Daniel

It'll make more sense if you add a "a" at the beginning, amnesia and 
amnemosyne (greece - loss of memory for a specific span of time).



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