maximus etymology

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

Detailed word origin of maximus

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*méǵh₂s Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Big, great.
maximus Latin (lat) Greatest, largest, most powerful. Oldest, eldest.

Words with the same origin as maximus

Descendants of *méǵh₂s
ingens magis magnus maior maius malo maxime