mirus

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Esperanto[edit]

Verb[edit]

mirus

  1. conditional of miri

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *smeiros, from Proto-Indo-European *sméyros (laughing, smiling), from *smey- (to laugh, to be glad). Cognate with Swedish smila (to smile), Middle High German smielen (to smile), Old High German smierōn (to smile), Old English smerian (to laugh at), Old English smercian, smearcian (to smile), smile.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mīrus m (feminine mīra, neuter mīrum, comparative mīrior, superlative mīrissimus); first/second declension

  1. wonderful, marvelous, amazing, surprising, awesome

Declension[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative mīrus mīra mīrum mīrī mīrae mīra
genitive mīrī mīrae mīrī mīrōrum mīrārum mīrōrum
dative mīrō mīrō mīrīs
accusative mīrum mīram mīrum mīrōs mīrās mīra
ablative mīrō mīrā mīrō mīrīs
vocative mīre mīra mīrum mīrī mīrae mīra

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • mīrus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mirus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • mīrus” on page 981 of Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • no wonder: nec mirum, minime mirum (id quidem), quid mirum?
    • there is nothing strange in that: neque id mirum est or videri debet
  • mīrus” on page 1,116/1 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)

Lithuanian[edit]

Participle[edit]

mirus

  1. past adverbial padalyvis participle of mirti.