umgang etymology

Middle English word umgang comes from Old English gang, Proto-Germanic *ganganą (To go, walk, step.), Proto-Germanic *gangaz (Pace, step, gait. Walk. Way, course.)

Detailed word origin of umgang

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
gang Old English (ang) A company of people. Drain, privy. Going, journey, progress, track, footprint, flow, stream, way, passage, course, path. Occurrence; passage or lapse of time. Platform, stage, steps.
*ganganą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To go, walk, step.
*gangaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Pace, step, gait. Walk. Way, course.
*umbiganganą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To go about, go around.
*umbigangaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) A going around, going about, circuit.
ymbegang Old English (ang)
umbegang Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as umgang

Descendants of gang
gang ingang misgang outgang oxegang umbegang
Descendants of *ganganą
gangen genge gong gongen gyng gynge umbegangen upgang