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

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

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   Conjugation of miror (first conjugation, deponent)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present mīror mīrāris, mīrāre mīrātur mīrāmur mīrāminī mīrantur
imperfect mīrābar mīrābāris, mīrābāre mīrābātur mīrābāmur mīrābāminī mīrābantur
future mīrābor mīrāberis, mīrābere mīrābitur mīrābimur mīrābiminī mīrābuntur
perfect mīrātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect mīrātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect mīrātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present mīrer mīrēris, mīrēre mīrētur mīrēmur mīrēminī mīrentur
imperfect mīrārer mīrārēris, mīrārēre mīrārētur mīrārēmur mīrārēminī mīrārentur
perfect mīrātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect mīrātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present mīrāre mīrāminī
future mīrātor mīrātor mīrantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives mīrārī mīrātus esse mīrātūrus esse mīrātum īrī
participles mīrāns mīrātus mīrātūrus mīrandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
nominative genitive dative/ablative accusative accusative ablative
mīrārī mīrandī mīrandō mīrandum mīrātum mīrātū

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References[edit]

  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.