Zwang

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German twanc, from Old High German geduang. Belongs to the verb zwingen.[1] Cognates include: Dutch dwang, Swedish tvång

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Noun[edit]

Zwang m (genitive Zwangs or Zwanges, plural Zwänge)

  1. compulsion, obligation

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kluge, Friedrich (1989), “Zwang”, in Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological dictionary of the German language] (in German), 22nd edition, ISBN 3-11-006800-1

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