Handwerk

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from South German Handwerk.

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Handwerk (plural Handwerks)

  1. A surname from German.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Handwerk is the 39717th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 553 individuals. Handwerk is most common among White (95.48%) individuals.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German hantwerc, from Old High German hantwerc, hantwerch, from Proto-Germanic *handuwerką; equivalent to Hand +‎ Werk. More at handiwork.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhantvɛʁk/
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Noun[edit]

Handwerk n (strong, genitive Handwerkes or Handwerks, plural Handwerke)

  1. labour, especially of a manual type
  2. trade (skilled practice)
  3. something made by hand, handcraft

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