umbegon etymology

Middle English word umbegon comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ént-, Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰeh₁-, and later Old English gan (To go.)

Detailed word origin of umbegon

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂ént- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*ǵʰeh₁- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂ent- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂n̥tbʰi Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂n̥t-bʰi Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂m̥bʰi Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Around, on either side of, about. Facing, against. In exchange for.
*furþa Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
gan Old English (ang) To go.
ymbegān Old English (ang)
umbegon Middle English (enm) (transitive) to enwrap. (transitive) to hem in. (transitive) to trim or decorate all over. To go around; encompass; enclose; surround.

Words with the same origin as umbegon

Descendants of *h₂ént-
an and answar auncyen avauncen beclippen befilen begirden begon beswiken bi bi- bihalve bilooghe embe 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