sverja

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sverja, from Proto-Germanic *swarjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *swer-.

Verb[edit]

sverja (strong declension: sórsórumsvarið)

  1. to swear (make an oath)

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *swarjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *swer-. Cognate with Old English swerian ( > English swear), Old Frisian swera ( > West Frisian swarre) Old Saxon swerian ( > Low German swören, sweren), Old High German sweren, swerien ( > German schwören), Gothic 𐍃𐍅𐌰𐍂𐌰𐌽 (swaran).

Verb[edit]

sverja

  1. to swear

Descendants[edit]