Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/werką

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This Proto-Germanic entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-Germanic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *wérǵom, from Proto-Indo-European *werǵ- (whence *wurkijaną). Cognate with Ancient Greek ἔργον (érgon).

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Noun[edit]

*werką n

  1. work

Inflection[edit]

neuter a-stemDeclension of *werką (neuter a-stem)
singular plural
nominative *werką *werkō
vocative *werką *werkō
accusative *werką *werkō
genitive *werkas, *wirkis *werkǫ̂
dative *wirkai *werkamaz
instrumental *werkō *werkamiz

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