来自中古低地德语 Swede,瑞典人，可能来自 Proto-Germanic*sweba,自由，自由人。
- Swede (n.)
- "native of Sweden," 1610s, from Low German, from Middle Low German Swede, from a source akin to Old English Sweoðeod, literally "Swede-people," from Sweon (plural) "Swedes" (Old Norse, Old Swedish Sviar), called by the Romans Suiones, probably from Proto-Germanic *sweba "free, independent," or else from *geswion "kinsman."
- 1. The average Swede was off sick 27 days last year.
- 2. The world drivers' championship leader crossed the line ahead of the Swede.
- 3. It was rumored that the white officer had been a Swede.
- 4. The Swede stood quite still.
- 5. The Swede was warned that the great man would probably ask him some questions.
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