DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse verk n, from Proto-Germanic *werką, cognate with Swedish värk, English work, German Werk.

NounEdit

værk n (singular definite værket, plural indefinite værker)

  1. work (the product of someone's or something's actions)
    Denne grotte er ikke naturens værk.
    This cave is not the work of nature.
  2. work (a cultural production)
    Denne novelle anses for at høre til hendes bedste værker.
    This short story is regarded as belonging to her best works.
  3. works (industrial processing facility)
InflectionEdit
HyponymsEdit
  • (industrial processing facility): fabrik (factory)

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse verkr m, from Proto-Germanic *warkiz, cognate with Swedish värk.

NounEdit

værk c (uninflected)

  1. ache

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Etymology 3Edit

From Middle Low German werk or Middle Dutch werk, cognate with Old High German werah, werc, German Werg. Originally the same word as the first one.

NounEdit

værk n (singular definite værket, not used in plural form)

  1. oakum

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