schwelen

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

18th century, from Low German swelen, from Middle Low German swēlen, from Old Saxon *swelan, from Proto-Germanic *swelaną (to smoulder, burn slowly), from Proto-Indo-European *swel- (to shine, warm, burn). Cognate with Dutch zwelen, Old English swelan. Also related with German schwül (sultry), Old Norse svalr (cold), whence Danish sval.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃveːlən/, [ˈʃʋeːlən], [-l̩n]
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VerbEdit

schwelen (weak, third-person singular present schwelt, past tense schwelte, past participle geschwelt, auxiliary haben)

  1. to smoulder

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