Origin of Overgang
From Middle English overgangen, from Old English ofergangan (“to pass over, beyond, across, traverse, cross, transgress, overstep, overrun, overcome, overspread, conquer, come upon, overtake, seize, attack, pass off, pass away, end, overreach”), from Proto-Germanic *uber (“over”) + *ganganą (“to walk, step”), equivalent to over- + gang (“to walk, step”). Cognate with Scots owergang (“to overwhelm, master, dominate”).
From Middle English *overgang, from Old English ofergang (“a going across”), equivalent to over- + gang.
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