sweord

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *swerdą. Cognate with Old Frisian swerd, Old Saxon swerd, Old Dutch swert, Old High German swert, Old Norse sverð.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sweo̯rd/, [sweo̯rˠd]

Noun[edit]

sweord n

  1. a sword

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: sword, swerd