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Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-Germanic *sarkiz (shirt).

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serkr m

  1. A shirt.
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Descendants edit
  • Icelandic: serkur
  • Faroese: serkur
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: serk
  • Old Swedish: særker
  • Old Danish: særk
  • Scanian: særk

Etymology 2 edit

Ultimately from Ancient Greek Σαρακηνός (Sarakēnós). Cognate with Old English Sercingum (dative plural).

Noun edit

serkr m

  1. Saracen, Moor
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