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On Thu, 2 Dec 1999, Donald J. HARLOW wrote:
 
> Je 2 dec 99, je 18:03, Pierpaolo Bernardi skribis:
>
> > P.S.  A curiosity,  what's the Occ word for 'mind'?  Thank you.
> >
> For Charles's benefit, it would probably be better to give the English
> word in context, since there are at least three quite different
> meanings I can think of without even checking a dictionary:
>
> mind -- the intellectual manifestation of brain activity (Eo menso)
> mind -- to watch over someone or something (Eo varti)
> mind -- to be unhappy about something (Eo malkontenti pri)
 
Oops!  Sorry.  I intended Don's meaning number 1 (Eo menso).
 
And I think that I have to explain the reason of my curiosity.
 
I wanted to know if the suffix -men does keep its ethymological origin of
'mind'.  Note: this is a real curiosity, not motivated by any language
war.
 
Cordialmente
  Pierpaolo