werf

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Related to werven. Compare English wharf.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

werf m ‎(plural werven, diminutive werfje n)

  1. (regional, Southern, Belgian Dutch) short for bouwwerf: building site
  2. short for scheepswerf: shipyard
  3. wharf, quay

VerbEdit

werf

  1. first-person singular present indicative of werven
  2. imperative of werven

GermanEdit

VerbEdit

werf

  1. (colloquial) Alternative form of wirf
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