wyrcan

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *wurkijan (to work). More at modern work.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈwyr.t͡ʃɑn/, [ˈwyrˠ.t͡ʃɑn]

Verb[edit]

wyrċan

  1. to make
  2. to work
  3. to do

Usage notes[edit]

  • An alternative metathetic past tense stem of wroht-/ġewroht also occurs.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: werchen, wirchen, werken