Ancient Greek edit

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Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-Hellenic *wérgon, from Proto-Indo-European *wérǵom. Cognates include Old English weorc (English work), Avestan 𐬬𐬀𐬭𐬆𐬰𐬆𐬨 (varəzəm) (Persian وَرز (varz)), and Old Armenian գործ (gorc).

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Noun edit

ἔργον (érgonn (genitive ἔργου); second declension

  1. work, labour, task
    1. work or deed of war; battle
    2. peaceful contest
    3. work of industry
      1. (agriculture) tillage; tilled land
      2. (weaving) woman's work; weaving
    4. deed, doing, action
  2. thing or matter
  3. (passive voice) that which is wrought or made; work
    1. result of work, profit or interest
  4. guild or company of workmen
    Synonym: ἐργᾰσῐ́ᾱ (ergasíā)
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Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb edit

ἔργον (érgon)

  1. first-person singular/third-person plural imperfect active indicative of ἔργω (érgō)

Participle edit

ἔργον (érgon)

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter singular of ἔργων (érgōn)

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