The Cognātarium

men–3, mean– {to project, to threaten, to drive, to lead, to conduct}: amenable, demean (to conduct or comport), demeanor, menace, misdemeanor, promenade unrelated: amenity, demean (debase) same as min–1 || From L mener: to lead From minare : to drive (animals) From minari : to threaten From minae : threats (orig. projecting points of walls) From IE *men– : to project

Unattested, hypothesized
† Unknown origin

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