zwaag

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Etymology[edit]

From West Frisian swaech ‎(pasture) (also spelled sweach), from Old Frisian swāg ‎(pasture). Cognate with Old High German sweiga ‎(pasture). From a word originally indicating a fence (around a pasture). Compare Old Norse sveigr ‎(supple branch, headkerchief), from a root meaning to twist or bend.

Noun[edit]

zwaag f ‎(plural zwagen, diminutive zwaagje n)

  1. (rare) grassland, pasture

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