umbe

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

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. (dialectal) Around, about; after.

Derived terms[edit]


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