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-GermanicEdit

EtymologyEdit

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), ambi- (both), Ancient Greek ἀμφί (amphí, around, about), Sanskrit अभि (abhí, against, about).

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

*umbi

  1. around, about [+accusative]

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN