Zwirn

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From Middle High German zwirn, from Old High German *zwirn, from Proto-Germanic *twiznaz, from Proto-Indo-European *dwisnós (double), from *dwóh₁ (two). More at twine, twire.

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Zwirn m (genitive Zwirnes or Zwirns, plural Zwirne)

  1. thread; string
  2. yarn; twisted fabric

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