umbegang etymology

Middle English word umbegang comes from Old English gang, Proto-Germanic *ganganą (To go, walk, step.), Proto-Germanic *gangaz (Pace, step, gait. Walk. Way, course.)

Detailed word origin of umbegang

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
gang Old English (ang) A company of people. Drain, privy. Going, journey, progress, track, footprint, flow, stream, way, passage, course, path. Occurrence; passage or lapse of time. Platform, stage, steps.
*ganganą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To go, walk, step.
*gangaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Pace, step, gait. Walk. Way, course.
*umbiganganą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To go about, go around.
*umbigangaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) A going around, going about, circuit.
ymbegang Old English (ang)
umgang Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as umbegang

Descendants of gang
gang ingang misgang outgang oxegang umgang
Descendants of *ganganą
gangen genge gong gongen gyng gynge umbegangen upgang