umbsitten etymology

Middle English word umbsitten comes from Old English sittan (To sit.), Old English ymb-

Detailed word origin of umbsitten

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sittan Old English (ang) To sit.
ymb- Old English (ang) About, regarding. Around. Causing restraint, lessening. Near, by.
ymbsittan Old English (ang) To beset.. To sit or be around, meet.
umbsitten Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as umbsitten

Descendants of sittan
ansete aset nesten nice nicetee nist nyce nys sadlen se sege selle seotel setel seten setil sett sette seuere seware siten sitten soote sot sote
Descendants of ymb-
embe- embsnīþen umbe- umbeclosen umbedelven umbefolden umbegon umbelappen umbelien umbeloken umbesetten umbeshinen umbethenken umbethinken umbhōn umbsheuen umbthringan umthinken