swerian

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *swarjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *swer- (to protect, to guard).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

swerian

  1. (clarification of this definition is being sought) to swear

Conjugation[edit]

(3 singular preterite swōr, preterite plural swōron, past participle (ge)sworen)

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *swarjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *swer- (to protect, to guard).

Verb[edit]

swerian

  1. to swear

Conjugation[edit]

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