embe etymology

Middle English word embe comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ént-, Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰeh₁-, Proto-Indo-European *a(m)pi-, and later Proto-Germanic *imbijaz (Bee. Beeswarm.)

Detailed word origin of embe

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂ént- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ǵʰeh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*a(m)pi- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂ent- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*imbiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*h₂n̥tbʰi Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂n̥t-bʰi Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*imbijaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Bee. Beeswarm.
*h₂m̥bʰi Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Around, on either side of, about. Facing, against. In exchange for.
*furþa Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
ymbe Old English (ang) Around, about. Near, along.
embe Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as embe

Descendants of *h₂ént-
an and answar auncyen avauncen beclippen befilen begirden begon beswiken bi bi- bihalve bilooghe embe- en on- onsaken umbe umbe stunde umbeclosen umbedelven umgangen unbinden
Descendants of *ǵʰeh₁-
abraiden adihten adweschen afferen alayen around ashore ayefen er- fullen fulwen okome ortroue thurhgon um umbefolden umbegangen umbelien umbestounde umbestunde umbsitten umbthringan upgon withgon ȝegan