werk

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

werk (plural werks)

  1. Obsolete form of work.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch werk, from Old Dutch *werk, from Proto-Germanic *werką, from Proto-Indo-European *wérǵom.

Noun[edit]

werk (plural werke, diminutive werkie)

  1. work
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch werken, from Middle Dutch werken, from Old Dutch wirken, wirkon (to work, make), from Proto-Germanic *wirkijaną (to work, make), from Proto-Indo-European *werǵ-, *wreǵ- (to work, act).

Verb[edit]

werk (present werk, present participle werkende, past participle gewerk)

  1. work
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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *werk, from Proto-Germanic *werką, from Proto-Indo-European *wérǵom.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

werk n (plural werken, diminutive werkje n)

  1. task, job, chore
    Het werk dat moest gebeuren, is voltooid. — The thing that must be done is finished.
  2. profession (line of work)
    Het werk van Hans is buschauffeur. — The profession of Hans is bus driver.
  3. workplace
    Hans kwam vandaag te laat aan op het werk. — Today Hans arrived to the workplace too late.
  4. product (result of work)
    Het werk van Magritte zal op de veiling verkocht worden. — The work of Magritte will be sold by auction.

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Verb[edit]

werk

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

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

werk (plural werks)

  1. work

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *werką, whence also Old High German werc, Old Norse verk.

Noun[edit]

werk n

  1. work

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