swin

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *swīną, from an adjectival form of Proto-Indo-European *sū- (compare Latin sūs, Ancient Greek ὗς ‎(hûs)). Cognate with Old Saxon swin (Middle Low German swîn), Dutch zwijn, Old High German swīn (German Schwein), Old Norse svín (Swedish svin), Russian свинья ‎(svin’já).

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Noun[edit]

swīn n

  1. pig

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