See also: emp, EMP, and Emp.

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Assimilation of ent- before f-. In Middle High German, assimilated and non-assimilated forms were used interchangeably; compare enphinden alongside entvinden. Eventually, the form emp- became standardised in three verb stems. Compare the similar assimilation -ntb--mp- in empor, Wimper, and Himper (archaic variant of Himbeere).

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

emp-

  1. Alternative form of ent-, only used in empfangen, empfehlen, empfinden, and derivatives of these.

Derived termsEdit