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Irish word um comes from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ént-, and later Proto-Celtic *ambi (Around, about.).

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Um detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*h₂ént- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂ent- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂n̥t-bʰi Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*h₂m̥bʰi Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Around, on either side of, about. Facing, against. In exchange for.
*ambi Proto-Celtic (cel-pro) Around, about.
um Irish (gle) About. At.

Words with the same origin as um

Descendants of *h₂ént-
buntáiste buntáisteach gan bhuntáiste im imigh iomas míbhuntáiste saill ime uachtar ime