magnus etymology

Latin word magnus comes from Proto-Indo-European *méǵh₂s (Big, great.)

Detailed word origin of magnus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*méǵh₂s Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Big, great.
*m̥ǵh₂nós Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*magnos Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Great.
magnus Latin (lat) Great. Important. Large, big. Loud.

Words with the same origin as magnus

Descendants of *méǵh₂s
ingens magis maior maius malo maxime maximus