Schwäin

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German swīn, from Proto-Germanic *swīną. Before an original vowel, in inflected forms, the word underwent the regular velarization into Schwéng-, which stem is used in most compound words.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Schwäin m ‎(plural Schwäin, diminutive Schwéngchen)

  1. pig

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