swik etymology

Middle English word swik comes from Proto-Indo-European *swAig-, and later Proto-Germanic *swiką (Deceit; deception; trickery.)

Detailed word origin of swik

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*swAig- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to turn, move around, wander, swing
*swiką Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Deceit; deception; trickery.
swic Old English (ang)
swik Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as swik

Descendants of *swAig-
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