Schwager

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German swāger, from Old High German suāgur, from Proto-Germanic *swēgraz (husband's brother), from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱuros (husband's father).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃvaːɡɐ/, [ˈʃʋaːɡɐ]

Noun[edit]

Schwager m (genitive Schwagers, plural Schwäger, feminine Schwägerin)

  1. brother-in-law

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