Verk
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Verk
See also: -verk

Faroese

Etymology

From Old Norse verk, from Proto-Germanic *werk?, from Proto-Indo-European *wér?om.

Pronunciation

Noun

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

Declension

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

Synonyms

work

Derived terms


Icelandic

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Old Norse verk, from Proto-Germanic *werk?, from Proto-Indo-European *wér?om.

Noun

verk n (genitive singular verks, nominative plural verk)

  1. work, chore
  2. creation, work, doings
  3. composition
Declension
Derived terms
See also

Etymology 2

Noun

verk

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

Ludian

Etymology

Related to Finnish verkko.

Noun

verk

  1. net

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

From Old Norse verkr

Noun

verk m (definite singular verken, uncountable)

  1. pain, ache
  2. pus
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Old Norse verk, related to yrke ("profession") and virke ("to function"). Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *werk?, from Proto-Indo-European *wér?om.

Noun

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
Synonyms
Derived terms

See also

References

  • "verk" in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

From Old Norse verkr

Noun

verk m (definite singular verken, uncountable)

  1. pain, ache
  2. pus
Derived terms

Etymology 2

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

Noun

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

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

Etymology 3

Verb

verk

  1. imperative of verka

Etymology 4

Verb

verk

  1. imperative of verkja

References

  • "verk" in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse verk, from Proto-Germanic *werk?, from Proto-Indo-European *wér?om.

Pronunciation

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

Noun

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

Declension

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

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Finnish: värkätä

See also


Veps

Etymology

Related to Finnish verkko.

Noun

verk

  1. net

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