Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/swarō

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This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *swer- (to say, speak, talk, swear, curse). Cognate with Old Church Slavonic сваръ (svarŭ, quarrel), Russian ссора (ssora, quarrel, dispute).

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*swarō f

  1. a solemn statement or affirmation; oath; vow

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