swert

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch swert, from Proto-Germanic *swerdą.

Noun[edit]

swert n (stem swerd-)

  1. sword

Descendants[edit]


Middle High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German swert, from Proto-Germanic *swerdą, whence also Middle Dutch swert, Middle English swerd and Old Norse sverð. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swer- (to fester, to cut).[1]

Noun[edit]

swert n

  1. sword

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pfeifer, Wolfgang. 1995, 2005. Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Deutschen. München: dtv. ISBN 3423325119.

Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *swerdą, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swer- (to cut, to fester). Compare Old Saxon swerd, Old High German swert, Old Frisian swerd, Old English sweord, Old Norse sverð.

Noun[edit]

swert n

  1. sword

Descendants[edit]


Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *swerdą, whence also Old Saxon swerd, Old Dutch swert, Old English sweord, swyrd, Old Frisian swerd and Old Norse sverð. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swer- (to fester, to cut).[1]

Noun[edit]

swert n

  1. sword

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pfeifer, Wolfgang. 1995, 2005. Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Deutschen. München: dtv. ISBN 3423325119.