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From Middle High German sweiz, from Old High German sweiz, akin to Old Saxon swēt, from Proto-Germanic *swait-, *swaitaz, from Proto-Indo-European *swoyd- (to sweat), *sweyd-. Cognate to Dutch zweet, English sweat, West Frisian swit, Danish sved, and Yiddish שוויצן (shvitsn); see sweat for more.

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Schweiß m (genitive Schweißes, no plural)

  1. sweat

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