swige

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Verb[edit]

swige

  1. inflection of swigen:
    1. first-person singular present indicative
    2. first-person and third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. singular imperative

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *swīgǭ (silence), from Proto-Indo-European *swi- (to be silent). Akin to Old High German swīga (silence), Old English swīġan, swīġian (to be silent).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

swīġe f

  1. silence, stillness
  2. rest

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Adjective[edit]

swīġe

  1. silent, quiet; not speaking, taciturn; still