verk

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse verk, from Proto-Germanic *werką, from Proto-Indo-European *wérǵom.

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Noun[edit]

verk n (genitive singular verks, plural verk)

  1. work
    • í óðum verkum
      planless, unmotivated
    • seta í verk
      put into operation
  2. works, product
  3. power plant
  4. e.g. clockwork
  5. (administration) service, system

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n3 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative verk verkið verk verkini
Accusative verk verkið verk verkini
Dative verki verkinum verkum verkunum
Genitive verks verksins verka verkanna

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work


Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse verk, from Proto-Germanic *werką, from Proto-Indo-European *wérǵom.

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Noun[edit]

verk n (genitive singular verks, nominative plural verk)

  1. work, chore
  2. creation, work, doings
  3. composition

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse verkr

Noun[edit]

verk m (definite singular verken; uncountable)

  1. pain, ache
  2. pus
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse verk, related to yrke ('vocation') and virke ('activity'). Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *werką, from Proto-Indo-European *wérǵom.

Noun[edit]

verk n (definite singular verket, indefinite plural verk or verker, definite plural verka or verkene)

  1. oeuvre
  2. industrial facility
  3. work
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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse verk, from Proto-Germanic *werką, from Proto-Indo-European *wérǵom.

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Noun[edit]

verk n

  1. a work; something which has been accomplished
    den tredje symfonin är kompositörens mest betydelsefulla verk
    the third symphony is the composer's most important work
  2. a case, an event (under study or at hand)
    i själva verket
    actually (in the actual case)
  3. an agency running directly under the government
  4. the electric or water services or some other services of a municipality, e.g. vattenverk, elverk, renhållningsverk (the latter: cleaning services)
  5. a mill; a machine or a facility for a certain kind of production or activity
  6. a unit formed by several smaller components

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