swige

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

swīġe f

  1. silence, stillness
  2. rest

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Adjective[edit]

swīġe

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