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Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ambahtiją (service, office), derivative of Proto-Germanic *ambahtaz (servant), from Gaulish *ambactos (servant), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂m̥bʰi (round about, around) + *h₂eǵ- (to drive). More at umbe, agent.

NounEdit

ambaht n

  1. service

DescendantsEdit


Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ambahtiją (service, office), derivative of Proto-Germanic *ambahtaz (servant), from Gaulish *ambactos (servant), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂m̥bʰi (round about, around) + Proto-Indo-European *h₂eǵ- (to drive). More at umbe, agent. Akin to Old English ambiht and Old High German ambaht.

NounEdit

ambaht n

  1. service