mirabilia etymology

Latin word mirabilia comes from Proto-Indo-European *mei-, Proto-Indo-European *smey-, and later Latin mirus (Wonderful, marvelous, amazing, surprising, awesome.)

Detailed word origin of mirabilia

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*mei- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*smey- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
mirus English (eng)
*sméyros Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*smeiros Proto-Italic (itc-pro)
mirus Latin (lat) Wonderful, marvelous, amazing, surprising, awesome.
miror Latin (lat) (transitive) I am astonished at, marvel at, admire, am amazed at, wonder at.
mirabilis Latin (lat) Glorious. Miraculous. Wonderful, marvelous, astonishing, extraordinary.
mirabilia Latin (lat)