DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From zwoord, a dialectal form of early modern Dutch zwaert, zweerd, from Middle Dutch swaerde (hairy skin), from Old Dutch *swarda, from Proto-Germanic *swardō (overgrown surface). Cognate with English sward, Icelandic svörður.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /zʋuːrt/
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  • Hyphenation: zwoerd
  • Rhymes: -uːrt

NounEdit

zwoerd n (plural zwoerden, diminutive zwoerdje n)

  1. pork rind