moenia etymology

Latin word moenia comes from Latin tantum (Only, so much, to such a degree (so greatly, so little).), Proto-Indo-European *mī-

Detailed word origin of moenia

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tantum Latin (lat) Only, so much, to such a degree (so greatly, so little).
*mī- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
moene Old Latin (itc-ola) Wall, fortification.
plurale tantum Latin (lat)
moenia Latin (lat) City walls, fortifications.

Words with the same origin as moenia

Descendants of *mī-
commune mala male malo malum melior melius meo milium minor minus mulier munus muris pugna