amongst etymology

English word amongst comes from English -t, English amongs

Detailed word origin of amongst

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-t English (eng) An excrescent ending appended to words suffixed with -s. (no longer productive) Forms the past tense and/or past participle of some verbs (leapt, kept, dreamt, etc).
amongs English (eng)
amongst English (eng) Denotes a mingling or intermixing with distinct or separable objects. See usage note at amidst.

Words with the same origin as amongst

Descendants of -t
against amidst burnt learnt midst whilst