Arbeit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German arbeit, from Old High German arbeit, from Proto-Germanic *arbaidiz. Cognate with Yiddish אַרבעט ‎(arbet), Old English earfoþe.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaʁbaɪ̯t/, [ˈʔäʁbäɪ̯t]
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NounEdit

Arbeit f ‎(genitive Arbeit, plural Arbeiten)

  1. work, labor, toil, job
    Seine Arbeit macht ihm Spaß.
    He enjoys his work/job.
  2. job, task
  3. performance, workmanship
  4. employment
  5. effort

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DescendantsEdit

  • Japanese: アルバイト ‎(arubaito), バイト (abbreviation of the same that's in much more common use compared to the full form)
  • Korean: 아르바이트 ‎(a-reu-ba-i-teu)
  • Icelandic, Faroese: arbeiða
  • Swedish: arbete
  • Danish: arbejde

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