Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *swelan, from Proto-Germanic *swelaną, from Proto-Indo-European *swel-.

VerbEdit

swelan

  1. to burn, perish with heat

ConjugationEdit

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DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: swelen

ReferencesEdit

  • swelan in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary