From Proto-Germanic *gumô, from Indo-European *g'həmo-, g'homo-. Germanic cognates include Old Saxon gumo, Old High German gumo, Old Norse gumi (Norwegian gume), Old English guma. The Indo-European root is also the source of Latin homo, Baltic *žmo- (Lithuanian žmōgùs).
𐌲𐌿𐌼𐌰 (guma) m
4th century - Ulfilas - Bible
- 𐌾𐌰𐌷 𐍃𐌰𐌹· 𐌲𐌿𐌼𐌰 𐌽𐌰𐌼𐌹𐌽 𐌷𐌰𐌹𐍄𐌰𐌽𐍃 𐌶𐌰𐌺𐌺𐌰𐌹𐌿𐍃· 𐍃𐌰𐌷 𐍅𐌰𐍃 𐍆𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌰𐌼𐌰𐌸𐌻𐌴𐌹𐍃 𐌼𐍉𐍄𐌰𐍂𐌾𐌴 𐌾𐌰𐌷 𐍅𐌰𐍃 𐌲𐌰𐌱𐌹𐌲𐍃
- (jah sai· guma namin haitans Zakkaius· sah was fauramaþleis motarje jah was gabigs)
- "And, behold, there was a man named Zacchaeus, which was the chief among the publicans, and he was rich" —Luke 19:2