verk

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Declension[edit]

Declension of verk
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

Synonyms[edit]

work

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Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

verk n (genitive singular verks, nominative plural verk)

  1. work, chore
  2. creation, work, doings
  3. composition
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

verk

  1. indefinite accusative singular of verkur
  2. indefinite dative singular of verkur

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 (profession) and virke (to function). 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, works (UK) (treated as singular)
  3. work
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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse verkr

Noun[edit]

verk m (definite singular verken, uncountable)

  1. pain, ache
  2. pus
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse verk, related to yrke (profession) and virke (to function).

Noun[edit]

verk n (definite singular verket, indefinite plural verk, definite plural verka)

  1. industrial facility, works (UK) (treated as singular)
  2. work
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Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

verk

  1. imperative of verka

Etymology 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

verk

  1. imperative of verkja

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Declension[edit]

Declension of verk 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative verk verket verk verken
Genitive verks verkets verks verkens

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