besvärja

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

be- +‎ svärja

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besvärja

  1. to beg, to ask (someone), to adjure
    Jag besvär dig vid den levande Guden, att du säger oss om du är Messias, Guds Son.
    I adjure thee by the living God, that thou tell us whether thou be the Christ, the Son of God. (Matthew 26:63)
  2. to enchant, to send a spell or curse on (someone)

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  • SAOL doesn't mention the present: besvär

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