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sverja

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sverja, from Proto-Germanic *swarjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *swer-.

VerbEdit

sverja (strong declension: sórsórumsvarið)

  1. to swear (make an oath)

Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *swarjaną, from Proto-Indo-European *swer-. Cognate with Old English swerian ( > English swear), Old Frisian swera ( > West Frisian swarre) Old Saxon swerian ( > Low German swören, sweren), Old High German sweren, swerien ( > German schwören), Gothic 𐍃𐍅𐌰𐍂𐌰𐌽 (swaran).

VerbEdit

sverja

  1. to swear

DescendantsEdit