Reconstruction: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 Proto-Indo-European *h₂m̥bʰi(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. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill