From Middle English minde, munde, ȝemünde, from Old English mynd, ġemynd, from Proto-Germanic *mundiz, *gamundiz, from Proto-Indo-European *méntis (compare also mantis, via Greek), from the root *men-. Cognate with Old High German gimunt, Danish minde, Icelandic minni, Gothic 𐌼𐌿𐌽𐌳𐍃, Latin mēns, Sanskrit मनस्, Ancient Greek μένος, Albanian mënd. mantra. Related to Old English myntan. More at mint#Etymology 3.
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