Old EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *wurkijaną. More at modern work.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈwyr.t͡ʃɑn/, [ˈwyrˠ.t͡ʃɑn]

VerbEdit

wyrċan

  1. to make
  2. to work
  3. to do

Usage notesEdit

  • An alternative metathetic past tense stem of wroht-/ġewroht also occurs.

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DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: werchen, wirchen, werken