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Proto-Germanic: *ga-swirkan- st.; *(ga-)swirka-n
Meaning: to darken, overshadow; cloud, blackness
IE etymology: IE etymology
Old English: sweorc n. 'темнота, облако, туман',
Old Saxon: giswerk*
Dutch: zwerk 'туча, облачное небо'
Old High German: giswerk, giswerc st. n. 'Schwärze, Wolke, Verdunkeln, Regenwolke (Gl. nimbus)' (1.Vt. 9.Jh.)
Comments: *gaswerkan st. V. 'dunkeln, verfinstern' in Koebler OHG

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