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Proto-Germanic: *swarta-, *surtōn, -ēn
Meaning: black
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Gothic: swart-s (a) `black'
Old Norse: svart-r `schwarz'; sorta f. `schwarze Farbe', sorti m. `dunkel, dichter Nebel'
Norwegian: svart
Swedish: svart
Danish: sort
Old English: sweart `swart, swarthy, black, dark'
English: (älter) swart
Old Frisian: swart
Old Saxon: swart
Middle Dutch: swart
Dutch: zwart
Middle Low German: swart
Old High German: swarz `dunkelfarbig, schwarz' (8.Jh.)
Middle High German: swarz 'dunkelfarbig, schwarz'
German: schwarz
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Indo-European etymology :

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Proto-IE: *sword-
Meaning: black, dirty
Germanic: *swart-a- adj., *surt-ōn- f., -an- m.
Latin: sordēre `schmutzig sein', sordidus, -a `schmutzig, gering, geizig', sordēs, gen. -is f. `Schmutz, Unflat; Unglück, Erniedrigung'
Russ. meaning: черный, грязный
References: WP II 535
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Pokorny's dictionary :

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Number: 1951
Root: su̯ordo-s
English meaning: black, dark
German meaning: `schwarz, schmutzfarben'
Material: Lat. *sordus als Grundlage von sordeō, -ēre `schmutzig, unflätig sein', sordidus `schmutzig', sordēs, -is f. `Schmutz, Unflat'; got. swarts, aisl. swart, ags. sweart, ahd. swarz `schwarz', schwundstufig aisl. sorta f. `schwarze Farbe', sorti m. `Dunkelheit, dichter Nebel', sortna `schwarz werden';

    sollte lat. suāsum `rußiger Fleck auf einem Kleide' als *suarssom verwandt sein, käme als Grundform *su̯ardo- in Frage, so daß sordeo aus su̯r̥d-;

    ob as. swerkan (Partiz. gesworkan) `finster werden, sich verfinstern, bewölkt werden', ags. sweorcan `finster, traurig werden', ahd. giswerc, gisworc `Verfinsterung durch Gewölk' und ir. sorb `Makel, Schmutz', verwandt sind (idg. *su̯er-g-, *su̯or-b(h)o- neben *su̯ordo-), ist unsicher.

References: WP. II 535, WH. II 562 f.
Pages: 1052
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