[ swev-uh n ]
/ ˈswɛv ən /

noun Archaic.

a vision; dream.

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Origin of sweven

before 900; Middle English; Old English swefn; akin to Old Norse sofa to sleep, Latin somnus, Greek hýpnos sleep
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British Dictionary definitions for sweven

/ (ˈswɛvən) /


archaic a vision or dream

Word Origin for sweven

Old English swefn; related to Old Norse svefn dream, sleep, Lithuanian sāpnas, Old Slavonic sunu, Latin somnus
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