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Faroese

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [vɛʃk]

Noun

verk n.

  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

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


Icelandic

Declension of verk
(singular) (plural)
(indefinite) (definite) (indefinite) (definite)
nominative verk verkið verk verkin
accusative verk verkið verk verkin
dative verki verkinu verkum verkunum
genitive verks verksins verka verkanna
Other words with the same declension

Noun

verk n.

  1. work, chore
  2. creation, work, doings
  3. composition

Derived terms


Norwegian

Etymology 1

From Old Norse verkr

Noun

verk m. (definite singular verken; indefinite plural verker; definite plural verkene)

  1. pain, ache
  2. pus

Etymology 2

From Old Norse verk, related to yrke (vocation) and virke (activity)

Noun

verk n. (definite singular verket; indefinite plural verk/verker; definite plural verka/verkene)

  1. oeuvre
  2. industrial facility
Synonyms

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

Inflection for verk Singular Plural
neuter Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative verk verket verk verken
Genitive verks verkets verks verkens

verk

  1. work; something which has been accomplished.
  2. an agency running directly under the government

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