umbe

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See also: umbe-

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English umbe, embe, from Old English ymbe (around, about), from Proto-Germanic *umbi (around, about, by, near), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂m̥bʰi (round about, around). Cognate with West Frisian om (around), Dutch om (around), German um (around), Danish om (around, about), Icelandic umb, um (around), Latin amb- (around, about), ambi- (both), Ancient Greek ἀμφί (amphí, around, about), Sanskrit अभि (abhi, against, about).

Preposition[edit]

umbe

  1. (obsolete) Around, about; after.

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English ymbe (around, about).

Adverb[edit]

umbe

  1. around
  2. about

Preposition[edit]

umbe

  1. around
  2. about

Descendants[edit]

  • English: umbe, umb, um, umben (obsolete)
  • Scots: umbe-

Old Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *umbi, from Proto-Germanic *umbi.

Preposition[edit]

umbe

  1. about, around

Descendants[edit]

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