umbthringan etymology

Middle English word umbthringan comes from Old English ymb-, Old English þringan (To press, constrict, push on or through.)

Detailed word origin of umbthringan

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ymb- Old English (ang) About, regarding. Around. Causing restraint, lessening. Near, by.
þringan Old English (ang) To press, constrict, push on or through.
ymbþringan Old English (ang) To throng or crowd around; thring around, surround.
umbthringan Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as umbthringan

Descendants of ymb-
embe- embsnīþen umbe- umbeclosen umbedelven umbefolden umbegon umbelappen umbelien umbeloken umbesetten umbeshinen umbethenken umbethinken umbhōn umbsheuen umbsitten umthinken
Descendants of þringan
thringen