umbsheuen etymology

Middle English word umbsheuen comes from Old English ymb-, Old English sċēawian, and later Old English ymbsceawian (To look around, behold.)

Detailed word origin of umbsheuen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ymb- Old English (ang) About, regarding. Around. Causing restraint, lessening. Near, by.
sċēawian Old English (ang)
ymbsceawian Old English (ang) To look around, behold.
umbsheuen Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as umbsheuen

Descendants of ymb-
embe- embsnīþen umbe- umbeclosen umbedelven umbefolden umbegon umbelappen umbelien umbeloken umbesetten umbeshinen umbethenken umbethinken umbhōn umbsitten umbthringan umthinken
Descendants of sċēawian
forscheawen scavage scewing schawen scheawing schevage schewage schewen schowen ȝesceawen