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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʋɛrkə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛrkən

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch werken, from Old Dutch wirken, from Proto-Germanic *wirkijaną (to work, make), from Proto-Indo-European *werǵ- (to work, act).

VerbEdit

werken

  1. (intransitive) to work, labour
  2. (intransitive) to work, to be effective
  3. (intransitive) to function, be in working order
  4. (transitive, amateur radio) to contact
InflectionEdit
Inflection of werken (weak)
infinitive werken
past singular werkte
past participle gewerkt
infinitive werken
gerund werken n
present tense past tense
1st person singular werk werkte
2nd person sing. (jij) werkt werkte
2nd person sing. (u) werkt werkte
2nd person sing. (gij) werkt werkte
3rd person singular werkt werkte
plural werken werkten
subjunctive sing.1 werke werkte
subjunctive plur.1 werken werkten
imperative sing. werk
imperative plur.1 werkt
participles werkend gewerkt
1) Archaic.
SynonymsEdit

(labour):

(function):

Derived termsEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

werken

  1. Plural form of werk

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German wërken, from Old High German werkōn, werhōn, from Proto-Germanic *werkōną. Cognate with Old Saxon werkōn, Old Dutch wirkon.

VerbEdit

werken (third-person singular simple present werkt, past tense werkte, past participle gewerkt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (colloquial or obsolete) to work, to work hard

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MapudungunEdit

NounEdit

werken (using Raguileo Alphabet)

  1. messenger

ReferencesEdit

  • Wixaleyiñ: Mapucezugun-wigkazugun pici hemvlcijka (Wixaleyiñ: Small Mapudungun-Spanish dictionary), Beretta, Marta; Cañumil, Dario; Cañumil, Tulio, 2008.

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch wirken, from Proto-Germanic *wirkijaną.

VerbEdit

werken

  1. to act
  2. to work
  3. to practice

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: werken
  • Limburgish: wèrke

Further readingEdit

  • werken (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • werken (II)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929