ἔργον

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From Proto-Indo-European *wérǵom. Cognates include Old English weorc (English work), Avestan 𐬬𐬀𐬭𐬆𐬰𐬆𐬨 ‎(varəzəm), and Old Armenian գործ ‎(gorc).

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ἔργον ‎(érgonn ‎(genitive ἔργου); second declension

  1. deed, doing, action
  2. labour, work, task

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  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill