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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) + Proto-Indo-European *h₂eǵ-(to drive). More at umbe, agent.

NounEdit

ambaht n

  1. service

DescendantsEdit


Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *ambahtą, *andbahtiją(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