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From Teflpedia

Sw is an English consonant digraph consisting of the letters S and W.

In the word sword, and related words, e.g. swordsmanship, broadsword, plus answer, etc, this is a digraph pronounced as an unvoiced alveolar sibilant /s/ in sword, i.e. the W is a silent W.

However, most of the time it’s pronounced as a letter combination of an unvoiced alveolar sibilant /s/ followed by a voiced labio-velar approximant /w/, i.e. /sw/.