zwaard

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch swert, swaert, from Old Dutch swert, from Proto-Germanic *swerdą, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swer- (to cut, to fester). Compare Low German Sweerd, German Schwert, West Frisian swurd, English sword, Danish sværd.

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zwaard n (plural zwaarden, diminutive zwaardje n)

  1. sword

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