miror

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Etymology[edit]

From mīrus (remarkable, astonishing), from Proto-Italic *smeiros, from Proto-Indo-European *sméy(h₂)ros (laughing, smiling), from *(s)meyh₂- (to laugh, to be glad).[1]

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present active mīror, present infinitive mīrārī, perfect active mīrātus sum (deponent)

  1. (transitive) I am astonished at, marvel at, admire, am amazed at, wonder at.

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  1. ^ “mīrus” in Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, page 382
  • miror” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.