werken

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɛrkə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛrkən

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

werken

  1. (intransitive) to work, labour
  2. (intransitive) to work, to be effective
  3. (intransitive) to function, be in working order
  4. (intransitive) to warp, settle
  5. (transitive, amateur radio) to contact
Inflection[edit]

All verb forms based on -wrocht- are considered to be archaic or obsolete.

Inflection of werken (weak)
infinitive werken
past singular werkte
past participle gewerkt
infinitive werken
gerund werken n
present tense past tense
1st person singular werk werkte
2nd person sing. (jij) werkt werkte
2nd person sing. (u) werkt werkte
2nd person sing. (gij) werkt werkte
3rd person singular werkt werkte
plural werken werkten
subjunctive sing.1 werke werkte
subjunctive plur.1 werken werkten
imperative sing. werk
imperative plur.1 werkt
participles werkend gewerkt
1) Archaic.
Inflection of werken (weak with past in -cht)
infinitive werken
past singular wrocht
past participle gewrocht
infinitive werken
gerund werken n
present tense past tense
1st person singular werk wrocht
2nd person sing. (jij) werkt wrocht
2nd person sing. (u) werkt wrocht
2nd person sing. (gij) werkt wrocht
3rd person singular werkt wrocht
plural werken wrochten
subjunctive sing.1 werke wrochte
subjunctive plur.1 werken wrochten
imperative sing. werk
imperative plur.1 werkt
participles werkend gewrocht
1) Archaic.
Synonyms[edit]

(labour):

(function):

Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Afrikaans: werk
  • Jersey Dutch: wärke
  • Negerhollands: werk, wark

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun[edit]

werken

  1. Plural form of werk

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German wërken, from Old High German werkōn, werhōn, from Proto-Germanic *werkōną. Cognate with Old Saxon werkōn, Old Dutch wirkon.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

werken (weak, third-person singular present werkt, past tense werkte, past participle gewerkt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (colloquial or obsolete) to work, to work hard

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Mapudungun[edit]

Noun[edit]

werken (Raguileo spelling)

  1. messenger

References[edit]

  • Wixaleyiñ: Mapucezugun-wigkazugun pici hemvlcijka (Wixaleyiñ: Small Mapudungun-Spanish dictionary), Beretta, Marta; Cañumil, Dario; Cañumil, Tulio, 2008.

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch wirken, from Proto-Germanic *wirkijaną.

Verb[edit]

werken

  1. to act
  2. to work
  3. to practice

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English wyrċan, from Proto-West Germanic *wurkijan, from Proto-Germanic *wurkijaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈwɛrkən/, /ˈwurkən/, /ˈwɛrtʃən/, /ˈwurtʃən/

Verb[edit]

werken

  1. to work

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