VERK

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Name Element

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Origin and Meaning

Germanic name element

Old Norse

verk = 'work', 'piece of work', 'business', 'deed' [1] [2] [3]

Old High German

werch = 'work', 'piece of work', 'business', 'deed' [1]

Old Saxon

werk = 'work', 'piece of work', 'business', 'deed' [1]

Old Frisian

werk = 'work', 'piece of work', 'business', 'deed' [1]

Old English

weorc = 'work', 'piece of work', 'business', 'deed' [1]

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
BÖL see Bǫlverkr
FJÖL see Fjǫlverkr

Last Element Forms

-verkr -verkur

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  2. Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson: An Icelandic-English Dictionary (1874)
  3. Geir T. Zoëga: A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (1910)