swaer

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch zwager, from Middle Dutch swager.

Noun[edit]

swaer (plural swaers, diminutive swaertjie)

  1. brother-in-law

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *swār, from Proto-Germanic *swēraz.

Adjective[edit]

swâer

  1. heavy
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Inflection[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • swaer (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • swaer (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929