mire etymology

French word mire comes from Italian mirare, Latin miro (I wonder or marvel (at).)

Detailed word origin of mire

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
mirare Italian (ita) (intransitive, takes avere as auxiliary) To aim, to take aim, to sight, to point.. (transitive) (literary) To admire, to gaze, to contemplate, to stare.
miro Latin (lat) I wonder or marvel (at).
mira Italian (ita) (figuratively) aim, goal, purpose, design, objective. Aim. Sight.
mire French (fra) (archaic) aim (action of aiming). (television) test pattern. Foresight (of rifle). Target (literal, figurative).

Words with the same origin as mire

Descendants of miro