Swede

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German Swêde, from a Germanic word akin to Old English Swēoþēod (Swede-people), itself from Swēon (Swedes) (Old Norse Svíar), from Proto-Germanic *swihô (Swede). Cognate with Dutch Zweed, German Schwede.

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Noun[edit]

Swede (plural Swedes)

  1. A person from Sweden or of Swedish descent.
  2. (historical) A member of an ancient North Germanic tribe that inhabited central Sweden

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References[edit]

  • The Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., Clarendon Press, 1989.

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Afrikaans[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch Zweden.

Proper noun[edit]

Swede

  1. Sweden

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