how to pronounce werk


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the above transcription of werk is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

werk is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of werk in a speech by a native speaker of standard german:

“… wir beenden wir das werk dass dein vater …”

meanings of werk


  1. Work, achievement (the result of working).
  2. Labour, work (the occupation or process of working).
  3. Work (morally relevant deed).
  4. Work, piece (of art, literature, or the like).
  5. Factory, plant, works.

werk frequency in german - B1 level of CEFR

the word werk occurs in german on average 53.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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