Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *swaipaną. Cognate with Old High German sweifan.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

swāpan

  1. to sweep

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: swopen, swope, zuope, swapen
    • English: swoop
    • Scots: swap, swape, swaip