sweem etymology

Middle English word sweem comes from Proto-Indo-European *swey-

Detailed word origin of sweem

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*swey- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to twist, swing
*swaimaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
sveimr Old Norse (non)
swem Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as sweem

Descendants of *swey-
swem sweme swiftly swiftnesse swind swinden swip swipen swippen swiven swyftely swyftnesse swynden swyvel