umben etymology

Middle English word umben comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ént-, Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰeh₁-, and later Old English ymbe (Around, about. Near, along.)

Detailed word origin of umben

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)
ymbe Old English (ang) Around, about. Near, along.
umben Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as umben

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