GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German [Term?], from Old High German swuor, from Proto-Germanic *swōraz (oath), from Proto-Germanic *swarjaną (to speak, swear). Compare English swear and Vilamovian śwür.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃvuːɐ̯/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -uːɐ̯

NounEdit

Schwur m (genitive Schwures or Schwurs, plural Schwüre)

  1. (especially private, non-official) oath

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • Gelübde (especially religious)
  • Eid (especially official)

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