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das Werk

Meanings

1.
the factory
((the more "clean" sounding alternative to "die Fabrik"))
2.
the work, the creation
(In the sense of finished piece of work, not the act of working. Sounds fancy. )

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Word of the Day - "wirken"

A fun look at the meaning of "wirken" and its related words. We'll learn about the difference to "scheinen" and what work has to do with reality :)

Vocab:

wirken, die Wirkung, wirklich, bewirken, die Wirklichkeit


False Friends Explained - "Fabrik vs. fabric"

A fun look at why fabric and die Fabrik are false friends and how to translate them. We'll also talk about der Stoff, and learn some word history.

Vocab:

die Fabrik, der Stoff, Sauerstoff, Wasserstoff, Rohstoff, Ballaststoff


Word Family

Root: *werg-
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