mansion etymology

English word mansion comes from Proto-Indo-European *mnā-

Detailed word origin of mansion

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*mnā- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to think
remansum Latin (lat)
mansus Latin (lat)
mansione Latin (lat)
mansion English (eng) (Chinese astronomy) One of twenty-eight sections of the sky.. (UK) A luxurious flat (apartment).. (chiefly, _, in the plural) An individual habitation or apartment within a large house or group of buildings. (Now chiefly in allusion to John 14:2.). (historical) An astrological house; a station of the moon.. (obsolete) A house provided for a clergyman; a manse.. (obsolete) A stopping-place [...]

Words with the same origin as mansion

Descendants of *mnā-
automatic brain main mainland mental mention min mind mine minor mint minus monastery monitor monk moon moonlight mount mountain moustache my permanent remain summon