schwören

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German swern, from Old High German swerien, sweren, from Proto-Germanic *swarjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *swer-. Compare Low German swören, sweren, Dutch zweren, English swear, Danish sværge, Swedish svära.

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schwören (class 6 strong, third-person singular simple present schwört, past tense schwor, past participle geschworen, past subjunctive schwöre or schwüre, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive or intransitive) to swear; to take an oath
    bei etwas schwörento swear by something

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  • Note that the past participle is geschworen, not *geschwört.

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