umbethenken etymology

Middle English word umbethenken comes from Old English ymb-, Old English þenċan, and later Old English ymbþencan (To consider; bethink; think about or around something.)

Detailed word origin of umbethenken

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ymb- Old English (ang) About, regarding. Around. Causing restraint, lessening. Near, by.
þenċan Old English (ang)
ymbþencan Old English (ang) To consider; bethink; think about or around something.
umbethenken Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as umbethenken

Descendants of ymb-
embe- embsnīþen umbe- umbeclosen umbedelven umbefolden umbegon umbelappen umbelien umbeloken umbesetten umbeshinen umbethinken umbhōn umbsheuen umbsitten umbthringan umthinken
Descendants of þenċan
forethynken thenchen thenken thinchen thinken thynken ȝeþencen