werkman

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch wercman. Equivalent to werken (to work) +‎ man (man).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɛrk.mɑn/
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  • Hyphenation: werk‧man

Noun[edit]

werkman m (plural werkmannen or werklieden or werklui, diminutive werkmannetje n, feminine werkvrouw)

  1. workman, (employed) working man; commoner (Can we clean up(+) this sense?)
  2. worker, laborer

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  • Afrikaans: werkman