#WOTD: Memento

Hello hey hi, fellas! How are you?

Today we are going to talk about a word! #WOTD

The word is memento. Have you ever heard of it, fellas?

Memento means something that is kept as a reminder of a person, place, or thing.

Memento is a noun.

Memento comes from “meminisse,” a Latin verb that literally means “to remember”.

The first known use of the word ‘memento’ was in 1580.

Some synonyms of memento: commemorative, keepsake, memorial, monument, remembrance, reminder, souvenir, token.

Plural form of memento: Mementos or mementoes.

Example sentence:

I will keep this ring from my mother as a memento – it always reminds me of her.

Another example:

People like to have some kind of memento of a visit, and if it’s useful, all the better.

That is all I can share for today, fellas. I hope it could be useful for you!

Compiled and written by @waitatiri at @EnglishTips4U on July 12, 2016.

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