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Where did the word umpire come from?


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2009-05-02 00:06:41
2009-05-02 00:06:41

the word umpire came from the french word noumpere

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The syllables in the word umpire are "ump - ire".

The word famous is an adjective. The word umpire is a noun.

Here are some sentences.The umpire called foul.My uncle is an umpire.

Umpire has a short U sound, a long I sound and a silent E.

The tennis match could not continue because the umpire was sick

A word that start with you? youth or, a word that start with U? umpire

Another word for a sports referee is an umpire.

Depending on the call all umpires can reverse a call but the crew chief supersedes all umpire ...Clarification:The chief umpire for the game, aka. plate umpire makes the final decision on a call when another umpire ask for help. If the umpire does not ask for help no other umpire should interfere with the call. The home plate umpire is the chief umpire, unless the league appoints an umpire as the chief umpire -- MLB appoints a crew chief for every umpire crew, all calls where umpires ask for help will come down to his final judgement. You can find all of this in 9.02 and 9.04 of the rules

Usually it stands for Umpire in sports,

Because the Jerseys come with numbers on them.

The Greek word for "rule" literally means "to umpire".

There are two syllables. Um-pire.

the umpire's of the games are really honest..........................

Umpire. Not a baseball umpire. A football umpire. In football, the field officials are the referee, umpire, field judge, line judge, back judge and side judge. The referee stands behind the quarterback on the offensive side of the scrimmage line, while the umpire stands directly across the scrimmage line in the secondary of the defense.

Umpire, judge, arbiter, ref, adjudicator...

They 'Take Guard' in that they ask the Umpire to line their bat with a stump or the space between stumps. 2 is the space between middle & leg stumps. The Umpire will also tell them how many balls are to come in the over.

the home plate umpire is the umpire in chief

umpire is a referee in cricket

The umpire says that you are out.

I have volunteered to umpire tomorrow's Little League game.

Normaly either the first base umpire or the second base umpire... i have seen the home plate umpire call it!


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