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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German Swêde, from a Germanic word akin to Old English Swēoþēod (Swede-people), itself from Swēon (Swedes) (Old Norse Svíar), from Proto-Germanic *swihô (Swede). Cognate with Dutch Zweed, German Schwede.

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Swede (plural Swedes)

  1. A person from Sweden or of Swedish descent.
  2. (historical) A member of an ancient North Germanic tribe that inhabited central Sweden

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  • The Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd ed., Clarendon Press, 1989.

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From Dutch Zweden, from Middle Dutch Zweden, Sweden.

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Swede

  1. Sweden

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