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Afrikaans, from by with, at (from Middle Dutch bī) + woner dweller (from woon to dwell—from Middle Dutch wōnen—+ -er); akin to Old High German bī with, at, and to Old High German wonēn to dwell
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“Bywoner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bywoner. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.
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