Reconstruction:Proto-Indo-European/h₂m̥bʰi

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This Proto-Indo-European 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-Indo-EuropeanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From earlier *h₂n̥tbʰi, petrified instrumental plural of *h₂énts.

AdverbEdit

*h₂m̥bʰi[1]

  1. around, on either side of, about
  2. in exchange for
  3. facing, against

DescendantsEdit

  • Albanian: *ambi
  • Armenian:
  • Celtic: *ambi, *ambi- (see there for further descendants)
  • Germanic: *umbi (see there for further descendants)
  • Hellenic: *ampʰí (see there for further descendants)
  • Indo-Iranian: *Habʰí (see there for further descendants)
  • Italic: *amβi (see there for further descendants)
  • >? Tocharian: *āntӓp(ӓ)i (seemingly from a neuter dual in *-oih₂)[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sihler, Andrew L. (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 401
  2. ^ Adams, Douglas Q. (2013) , “antapi”, in A Dictionary of Tocharian B: Revised and Greatly Enlarged (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 10), Amsterdam, New York: Rodopi, →ISBN, page 15