omgeving etymology

Dutch word omgeving comes from Dutch -ing, Dutch omgeven (To surround.)

Detailed word origin of omgeving

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ing Dutch (nld) (no longer productive) Forms nouns for a person originating from a place or family. Creates action nouns referring to the performance of a verb, or the result thereof.
omgeven Dutch (nld) To surround.
omgeving Dutch (nld) Surroundings, area, environment, environs.

Words with the same origin as omgeving

Descendants of -ing
bedoeling bemanning bescherming beslissing beveiliging beweging ervaring leiding mening ontmoeting oplossing overwinning poging regering rekening richting verandering verdediging verdieping vergadering vergissing verklaring vertaling waarschuwing