swincan

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *swinkaną (to swing, bend), from Proto-Indo-European *sweng-, *swenk- (to bend, swing, swivel). A parallel form to swingan.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈswin.kɑn/, [ˈswiŋ.kɑn]

VerbEdit

swincan

  1. to toil, labour

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  • Middle English: swinken