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great
(Notable English members of this family are "mega-", "magnify", "major", "maxi-", "master" and "much". "more" is of a very similar root *me-, which was about "big". )
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Root: *meg-

The core idea of this root was:

great

It’s the origin of mega and much and many more words with the syllables magni-, magi-, major or maxi.
Here’s a little (incomplete) overview:

  • magnitude
  • magnify
  • majestic
  • major
  • majority
  • maximum
  • Mister 
  • May (the month)
  • mahatma (literally “great breath, soul”)
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