Appendix:Proto-Germanic/umbi

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This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Germanic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Pre-Germanic *h₂m̥bʰi, Proto-Indo-European *h₂mbʰi (by, around), from earlier *h₂ntbʰi, instrumental case form to *h₂énts (face).[1] Cognate with Old Latin am (around), Latin amb- (around, about), Latin ambi- (both), Ancient Greek ἀμφί (amphí, around, about), Sanskrit अभि (abhi, against, about).

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

*umbi

  1. (with accusative) around, about

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guus Kroonen (2013), Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers