umbethinken etymology

Middle English word umbethinken 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 umbethinken

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.
umbethinken Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as umbethinken

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