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sweep, weave, web, wasp, Vespa, whip, veer, vibrate

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  • Pre-Proto-Indo-European *ksweyb- to swiftly, to swing, to shake, to cast
    • Proto-Indo-European *kswéyP-eti
      • Germanic *swībaną to revolve, to sway, to stray
        • East Germanic
          • Gothic 𐍃𐍅𐌴𐌹𐌱𐌰𐌽 sweiban
        • North Germanic
          • Old Norse svífa to rove, to ramble, to swerve
            • Icelandic svífa to hover, to glide, to soar
        • West Germanic
          • Old English swīfan to move along a path, to revolve, to sweep, to intervene
            • English swive
              • English swivel
      • Indo-Iranian *kšwáyPati
        • Iranian *xšwáypati to vibrate, to tremble, to whip
          • Western Iranian
            • Northwestern Iranian
              • Kurdish šēwā to be excited
            • Old Persian
              • Persian šīwīdan to be mixed up, to mix, to tremble, to shake
          • Iranian *fraxšwáypati whip forward?
            • Northern Iranian
              • Saka
                • Wakhi rәšíp to whip
    • Proto-Indo-European *kwseybʰeh₂y-eti causative
      • Balto-Slavic
        • Slavic *šibati to whip
          • East Slavic шибати šibati to beat, to hit
            • Russian шиба́ть šibátʹ to throw, to hit
          • South Slavic
            • Old Church Slavonic шибаахѫ šibaaxǫ whipped
            • Serbo-Croatian ши̏бати šȉbati to whip, to flog
    • Proto-Indo-European *kswip-éti
      • Indo-Iranian *kšwipáti
        • Indo-Aryan *kṣipáti
          • Sanskrit क्षिपति kṣipáti to throw, to cast off, to move hastily, to pass over
    • Proto-Indo-European *kswibʰnéh₂-ti
      • Germanic *swippōną to move swiftly, to swerve
        • North Germanic
          • Old Norse svipa
            • Danish svippe
            • Icelandic svipa riding crop, whip
        • West Germanic
          • Old English swipian
            • English swipe
        • Germanic *swaipaną to sweep, to sway, to swing, to wrap o-grade intensive
          • North Germanic
            • Old Norse sveipa to sweep, to stroke, to wrap, to fling
              • Icelandic sveipa to swaddle, to wrap
              • Old Norse sveipr fold, stir, disturbance
                • Danish svøb swaddling blanket
                • Icelandic sveipur curl (of hair), gust (of wind)
          • West Germanic
            • Old English swāpan to sweep
              • English sweep
              • English swoop
              • Old English *swappian to hurl, to strike
                • English swap
            • Old High German sweifan to swing, to sway
              • German schweifen to wander, to rove, to curve
    • Proto-Indo-European *kswoybʰéy-eti
      • Celtic *xswibīti to move, to recede
        • Brythonic *hwɨβid
          • Welsh chwifio to wave, to brandish, to flourish
        • Old Irish *scibid
          • Middle Irish scibid to move, to flinch, to draw back
      • Indo-Iranian *kšwaypáyati
        • Indo-Aryan *kṣaypáyati
          • Sanskrit क्षेपयति kṣápayati to throw into, to injure, to cause to descend into
    • Proto-Indo-European *kswiPtó-s quick, shaking adjective
      • Germanic *swiftaz quick, swift
        • West Germanic
          • Old English swift quick, swift
            • English swift
    • Early Proto-Indo-European *webʰ- to weave
      • Proto-Indo-European *wébʰ-eti thematic imperfective
        • Germanic *webaną to weave
          • North Germanic
            • Old Norse vefa to weave
              • Danish væve to weave
              • Icelandic vefa to weave
          • West Germanic
            • Old English wefan to weave
              • English weave
            • Frankish *wevan
              • Dutch weven to weave
            • Old High German weban
              • German weben to weave
              • Yiddish וועבן vebn to weave
      • Proto-Indo-European *wébʰ-ti athematic imperfective
        • Indo-Iranian *wabdʰi
          • Iranian *wabdi
            • Avestan vaf- to weave
            • Western Iranian
              • Northwestern Iranian
                • Parthian wfyd weaves
              • Old Persian
                • Persian بافتن bâftan weaves
      • Proto-Indo-European *wobʰéy-eti causative
        • Germanic *wabijaną
          • North Germanic
            • Old Norse vafra to flicker, to wander, to totter
              • Icelandic vafra to hover, to roam
              • English waver
          • West Germanic
            • Old English wafian to wave
              • English wave
      • Proto-Indo-European *unébʰ-eti ne transitive imperfective
        • Indo-Iranian *umbʰáti
          • Indo-Aryan *umbʰáti
            • Sanskrit उम्भति umbháti to unite, to lace together, to cover over
            • Sanskrit उनब्द्धि unábddhi to bind, to compress
      • Proto-Indo-European *ubʰy-éti ye intransitive imperfective
        • Hellenic
          • Ancient Greek ῠ̔φαίνω huphaínō I weave
            • Greek υφαίνω yfaíno I weave
            • Ancient Greek ῠ̔φή huphḗ web
            • Ancient Greek ὑφάντης huphántēs weaver
              • Greek υφαντης ifantis weaver also an occupational surname
        • Indo-Iranian *ubʰyáti
          • Iranian *ubyáti
            • Avestan ufiia- to weave, to web
      • Proto-Indo-European *ubʰnéH-ti stative?
        • Indo-Iranian *ubʰnáHti
          • Indo-Aryan *ubʰnā́ti
            • Sanskrit उभ्नाति ubhnā́ti to entangle, to cover, to hurt
          • Iranian *ubnáHti
            • Western Iranian
              • Northwestern Iranian
                • Kurdish hûnan to braid, to plait, to knit
      • Proto-Indo-European *wobʰeh₂-ti iterative
        • Tocharian *wäp-ṣə
          • Arshian wäp-ṣ to weave
          • Kuchean wāp-ṃ to weave
      • Proto-Indo-European webʰnyo?
        • Proto-Albanian webnja
          • Albanian vej to weave
      • Proto-Indo-European *ubʰt-ós woven adjective
        • Indo-Iranian *ubdʰás
          • Iranian *ubdáh
            • Avestan ubdaēna woven, made of cloth
      • Proto-Indo-European wébʰ-us Caland adjective
        • Indo-Iranian *wabʰuš
          • Iranian *wabuš
            • Avestan vafūš web, hymn, prophecy, teaching
      • Proto-Indo-European *wobʰy-os probably an adjective?
        • Germanic *wabją web, woven thing
          • North Germanic
            • Old Norse vefr web
              • Danish væv web, loom, tissue
              • Icelandic vefur web, tissue
          • West Germanic
            • Old English webb web
              • English web
              • Scots wob piece of woven cloth
            • Frankish *webbi
              • Dutch web web
            • Old High German webbi
              • Old High German spinnūnwebbi
                • German Spinnwebe spiderweb, cobweb
      • Proto-Indo-European *wobʰs-éh₂ wasp
        • Balto-Slavic *wops(w)aʔ
          • Lithuanian vapsvà wasp
          • Old Prussian wobse wasp
          • Slavic *osà wasp
            • East Slavic
              • Russian оса́ osá wasp
            • South Slavic
              • Old Church Slavonic ⱁⱄⰰ osa wasp
              • Serbo-Croatian о̀са ósa wasp
            • West Slavic
              • Polish osa wasp
        • Celtic *woxsā
          • Brythonic *gwoxi
            • Welsh gwchi drone
            • Irish foich cankerworm?
        • Germanic *wapsō
          • West Germanic
            • Old English wæsp wasp
              • English wasp
            • Frankish *wespa
              • Dutch wesp wasp
              • Old French wespe wasp
            • Old High German wafsa
              • German Wespe wasp
          • Germanic *wapsijō
            • West Germanic
              • Old Saxon wepsia
                • Low German Weps wasp
                • Danish hveps wasp
        • Indo-Iranian *wabžʰáH wasp
          • Iranian *wabžáH wasp
            • Western Iranian
              • Northwestern Iranian
                • Medean *vabžā́
                  • Tari وآژ vāž red bee
                • Kurdish moz hornet, wasp, gadfly, bee
                  • Armenian մոզ moz to shy, to flinch, to shirk
              • Old Persian *vabžā
                • Persian بوز bûz wasp
            • Iranian *wabžakah
              • Avestan vaβžaka scorpion
          • Nuristani *wašpiku
            • Kamviri wušpi
        • Italic *waspā
          • Latin vespa wasp
            • Sardinian espa
            • Eastern Romance
              • Romanian viespe wasp
            • Western Romance
              • Old French wespe wasp
                • French guêpe wasp
              • Italian vespa wasp
                • Italian Vespa a brand of motor scooter
                  • Italian vespa motor scooter
                  • English Vespa
              • Spanish avispa wasp influence by `abeja`: "bee"
            • Translingual Vespa a taxonomic genus of wasps
      • Proto-Indo-European *wébʰt-is a weaving noun
        • Germanic *wiftiz act of weaving, a weaving
          • West Germanic
            • Old English wift
              • English weft
            • Old High German giwift weaved, woven
    • Proto-Indo-European weyP- to move back and forth, to wind, to wrap
      • Proto-Indo-European *wéyP-eti thematic imperfective
        • Indo-Iranian *wáypati to tremble
          • Indo-Aryan *wáypati
            • Sanskrit वेपते vépate to waver, to tremble, to be agitated
          • Iranian *wáypati to swing, to shake
            • Avestan vaēpaiia to be homosexual
            • Northern Iranian
              • Scythian
                • Ossetian и́вын ívyn
            • Western Iranian
              • Old Persian
                • Persian گیفر geyfar butterchurn
      • Proto-Indo-European *wiPy-éti intransitive imperfective
        • Balto-Slavic
          • Lithuanian viẽpti to make a face, to gape
        • Germanic *wibjaną to move back and forth, to waver
          • West Germanic
            • Frankish
              • Middle Dutch
                • Dutch wippen to see saw, to overthrow, to hop
                • English whip
          • Old High German wipfōn to scurry, to bob
        • Tocharian
          • Kuchean wip-ṃ to shake, to swing
      • Proto-Indo-European *woyPeh₂y-éti iterative or causative
        • Germanic *waibōną
          • West Germanic
            • Old English wāfian to be agitated, to be amazed, to wonder at
            • Old Saxon
              • Low German wabbeln to wobble, to shake, to wiggle
                • English wabble
                  • English wobble
      • Proto-Indo-European *woyPéy-eti causative imperfective
        • Germanic *waibjaną
          • East Germanic
            • Gothic *waibjan
              • Gothic 𐌱𐌹𐍅𐌰𐌹𐌱𐌾𐌰𐌽 biwaibjan to wrap, to clothe
              • Galician gueifa mouldboard part of a plow which turns over the furrow
          • North Germanic
            • Old Norse veifa to swing
          • West Germanic
            • Frankish *weiven
              • Dutch wuiven to wave, to beckon
            • Old High German *weibjan
              • Old High German ziweibjan to scatter, to disperse
      • Proto-Indo-European wiPéh₁-ti to be moving back and forth state/factitive
        • Germanic *wīpōną to wipe, to swing
          • West Germanic
            • Old English wīpian to wipe
              • English wipe
            • Frankish *wīpon
              • Dutch wipen to wipe
            • Old High German
              • Middle High German wīfen to wind, to swing
                • German gewieft cunning
      • Proto-Indo-European *wiPó-s swinging, trembling, agitated adjective
        • Germanic *wibraz arrow
          • North Germanic
            • Old Norse vifr sword
          • West Germanic
            • Old English wifer arrow, javelin, dart
        • Indo-Iranian *wiprás
          • Indo-Aryan *wiprás
            • Sanskrit विप्र vipra excited, inspired, seer, Brahmin, theologian, poet
              • Sanskrit विप्रता viprata the rank or condition of being a Brahmin
          • Iranian *wifráh
            • Avestan vifra (wave-)tossed epithet of Paurva, a legendary sailor
        • Italic *wibrāō trembling
          • Latin vibrō I shake, I agitate, I launch, I vibrate, I glimmer
            • Western Romance
              • Old French
                • French virer to veer, to turn into, to transfer
                • English veer
                • Italian virare to veer, to turn, to come about
                • Spanish virar to veer, to tack
              • Italian vibrare to vibrate
              • Spanish vibrar to vibrate, to brandish, to roll an /r/
            • English vibrate
            • French vibrer to vibrate
            • Latin vībrissae nose hairs
              • English vibrissae
              • Italian vibrissae vibrissae, whiskers
      • Proto-Indo-European wéyPyōs very moving? intensive adjective
        • Indo-Iranian *waypas
          • Iranian *waypah
            • Western Iranian
              • Old Persian *waipa inspired song
                • Old Armenian վէպ vēp story, myth, epic
                  • Armenian վեպ vep novel, romance, legend, epic
                • Old Persian *waipa-sāhana singer
                  • Old Armenian վիպասան vipasan storyteller, historian
                    • Armenian վիպասան vipasan novelist, author
      • Proto-Indo-European wéyPō banner, waving thing noun
        • Germanic *waibjō banner
          • North Germanic
            • Old Norse veifa banner, flag
              • Icelandic veifa flag, pennant
        • Tocharian
          • Kuchean waipe banner, flag
      • Proto-Indo-European ?
        • Tocharian
          • Kuchean waipalau dizziness, vertigo
    • Proto-Indo-European *sweyg-
      • Proto-Indo-European *sweyg-ti
        • Balto-Slavic
          • Lithuanian svaĩgti to become dizzy or giddy
      • Proto-Indo-European *sweygéy-eti causative
        • Germanic *swaigijaną
          • North Germanic
            • Old Norse sveigja to bend, to bow
              • Icelandic sveigja to bend
          • West Germanic
            • Old English
              • English sway
            • Frankish *swaigen
              • Dutch zwaaien
        • Indo-Iranian
          • Indo-Aryan
            • Sanskrit स्वजते svájate to embrace, to enfold
          • Iranian
            • Avestan pairi-šxuaxta to surround

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Collected English words

swive, swivel, swipe, sweep, swoop, swap, swift, weave, waver, wave, web, wasp, Vespa, Vespa, weft, whip, wabble, wobble, wipe, veer, vibrate, vibrissae, sway