werf

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʋɛrf/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: werf
  • Rhymes: -ɛrf

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch werf. Related to werven. Compare English wharf. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun[edit]

werf m (plural werven, diminutive werfje n)

  1. (regional, Southern, Belgian Dutch) Short for bouwwerf (building site).
  2. Short for scheepswerf (shipyard).
  3. wharf, quay
  4. field of interest and action, chapter on a to do list
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

werf

  1. first-person singular present indicative of werven
  2. imperative of werven

German[edit]

Verb[edit]

werf

  1. (colloquial) Alternative form of wirf