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Meaning of warkand by Wiktionary Dictionary

warkand


    Etymology

    From Middle English *warkande, warchende, present participle of warken, werken, warchen ( “to pain” ), from Old English wærcan ( “to be in pain” ), from wærc, wræc ( “pain, suffering, anguish” ), from Proto-Germanic *warkiz ( “pain” ), from Proto-Indo-European *wer- ( “to work, make” ), equivalent to wark +‎ -and. Cognate with Icelandic verkja ( “to ache, pain” ) .

    Adjective

    warkand ( comparative more warkand, superlative most warkand )

    1. ( dialectal or obsolete ) Painful .