swarz

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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *swartaz, whence also Old Saxon swart, Old English sweart (English sward, swart, swarth, swarthy), Old Norse svartr, Gothic 𐍃𐍅𐌰𐍂𐍄𐍃 (swarts). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *swordo- (dirty, dark, black).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

swarz

  1. black

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Joseph Wright, 'An Old High German Primer, Second Edition'