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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *swalwǭ, whence also Old High German swalwa, Old Norse svala.

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NounEdit

swealwe f

  1. swallow (bird)
    Ān swealwe ne wyrcþ nānne sumer, ne ān dæġ.
    One swallow does not make a summer, nor does one day.

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