warken

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Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with English work.

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warken (past singular wark, past participle warkt, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to work
    1. Followed by in. Said of one's workplace (building), or one's department, or one's trade (sphere of business).
      • Ick wark in de Möhl. (I'm working in the mill.)
    2. Followed by as. Said of one's job title
      • Ick wark as en Fischer. (I'm working as a fisherman.)
    3. Followed by för. Said of a company or individual who employs.
      • Se warkt för Thomas. (She's working for Thomas.)
    4. Followed by mit. General use, said of either fellow employees or instruments or clients.
      • Ick wark mit Deerten. (I work with animals.)

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