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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German hantwerc, from Old High German hantwerc, hantwerch, from Proto-Germanic *handuwerką; equivalent to Hand +‎ Werk. More at handiwork.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈhantvɛʁk/
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NounEdit

Handwerk n (genitive Handwerks or Handwerkes, plural Handwerke)

  1. labour, especially of a manual type
  2. trade (skilled practice)
  3. something made by hand, handcraft

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