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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse verk, from Proto-Germanic *werką, from Proto-Indo-European *wérǵom.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

verk n (genitive singular verks, plural verk)

  1. work
    • í óðum verkum
      planless, unmotivated
    • seta í verk
      put into operation
  2. works, product
  3. power plant
  4. e.g. clockwork
  5. (administration) service, system

DeclensionEdit

Declension of verk
n3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative verk verkið verk verkini
accusative verk verkið verk verkini
dative verki verkinum verkum verkunum
genitive verks verksins verka verkanna

SynonymsEdit

work

Derived termsEdit


IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse verk, from Proto-Germanic *werką, from Proto-Indo-European *wérǵom.

NounEdit

verk n (genitive singular verks, nominative plural verk)

  1. work, chore
  2. creation, work, doings
  3. composition
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

verk

  1. indefinite accusative singular of verkur
  2. indefinite dative singular of verkur

LudianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to Finnish verkko.

NounEdit

verk

  1. net

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse verkr

NounEdit

verk m (definite singular verken, uncountable)

  1. pain, ache
  2. pus
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse verk, related to yrke (profession) and virke (to function). Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *werką, from Proto-Indo-European *wérǵom.

NounEdit

verk n (definite singular verket, indefinite plural verk or verker, definite plural verka or verkene)

  1. oeuvre
  2. industrial facility, works (UK) (treated as singular)
  3. work
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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse verkr

NounEdit

verk m (definite singular verken, uncountable)

  1. pain, ache
  2. pus
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse verk, related to yrke (profession) and virke (to function).

NounEdit

verk n (definite singular verket, indefinite plural verk, definite plural verka)

  1. industrial facility, works (UK) (treated as singular)
  2. work
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

verk

  1. imperative of verka

Etymology 4Edit

VerbEdit

verk

  1. imperative of verkja

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse verk, from Proto-Germanic *werką, from Proto-Indo-European *wérǵom.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /værk/
  • homophone: värk

NounEdit

verk n

  1. a work; something which has been accomplished
    den tredje symfonin är kompositörens mest betydelsefulla verk
    the third symphony is the composer's most important work
  2. a case, an event (under study or at hand)
    i själva verket
    actually (in the actual case)
  3. an agency running directly under the government
  4. the electric or water services or some other services of a municipality, e.g. vattenverk, elverk, renhållningsverk (the latter: cleaning services)
  5. a mill; a machine or a facility for a certain kind of production or activity
  6. a unit formed by several smaller components

DeclensionEdit

Declension of verk 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative verk verket verk verken
Genitive verks verkets verks verkens

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VepsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to Finnish verkko.

NounEdit

verk

  1. net