ümber

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Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Most likely ultimately from Proto-Germanic *umbi. Cognate to Finnish ympäri.

Adverb[edit]

ümber

  1. around
    Keera auto ümber!
    Turn the car around!
  2. over, upside down
    Tool kukkus ümber.
    The chair fell over.

Postposition[edit]

ümber

  1. around, on the perimeter, around the outside (Governs the genitive)
    Maja ümber on puud.
    There are trees around the house.
    Nad istuvad lõkke ümber.
    They sit around the campfire.

Preposition[edit]

ümber

  1. around, all over, around the outside (Governs the genitive)
    Jookse ümber maja!.
    Run around the house!.
  2. over, across
    Jookse ümber tänava!.
    Run across the street!.