swinken etymology

Middle English word swinken comes from Proto-Indo-European *swenk-, and later Old English swincan (To toil, labour.)

Detailed word origin of swinken

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*swenk- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*swinkaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
swincan Old English (ang) To toil, labour.
swinken Middle English (enm)