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Number: 750
Root: gʷhemb-
English meaning: to spring, hop
German meaning: `lustig springen, hüpfen'??
Material: Gr. ἀθεμβου̃σα ἀκολασταίνουσα (`ausgelassen') Hes.;

    mhd. gampen, gumpen `springen', gampel, gumpel `lustiges mutwilliges Springen, Possenspiel', gümpel, nhd. Gimpel; mit oberdeutscher Lautverschiebung mhd. gampf m. `das Schwanken'; norw. dial. gimpa `wippen, schaukeln', gamp m. `großer schwerfälliger Kerl, plumpes Pferd'.

    Eine kürzere Wzf. gʷhem- vielleicht in aisl. gaman n. `Freude, Lustigkeit, Wollust', ahd. gaman n. ds., usw.

References: WP. I 678 f.
Pages: 490
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