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See also: mark, Márk, märk, and Mark.

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From the Latin praenomen (i.e. forename) Marcus, derived from Mars, the Roman god of war, originally Mavors, from *Māwort-.

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Mark

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  1. A male given name.
    • 1988, Ann Oakley, Men's Room, page 25-26:
      "And your name?" she said, "I suppose it's quite unremarkable?" "Very funny." "Mark. It could stand as a symbol of a man, for men as a category," she reflected, "but I don't suppose that's why your mother gave it to you?" "My mother's motives always were impenetrable to me. I was her only child, she wanted a simple life. So she gave me a simple name to go along with it. --- It wasn't a popular name until the nineteenth century. People were put off by King Mark in the Tristram and Iseult."
  2. Mark the Evangelist, also called John Mark, the first patriarch of Alexandria, credited with the authorship of the Gospel of Mark.
    • 1611, The Holy Bible, [] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, [], OCLC 964384981:
      , Acts 15: 37-39:
      And Barnabas was determined to take with them John, whose surname was Mark. But Paul thought it not good to take him with them, who departed from them in Pamphylia, and went not with them to the work. And the contention was so sharp between them, that they departed asunder from the other; and so Barnabas took Mark, and sailed to Cyprus.
  3. (biblical) The Gospel of St. Mark, a book of the New Testament of the Bible. Traditionally the second of the four gospels.
    Synonym: Mar. (abbreviation)

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Mark

  1. (astronomy) Abbreviation of Markarian.

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DanishEdit

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Mark

  1. A male given name borrowed from English, or short for Markvard.

DutchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Marcus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mɑrk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Mark
  • Rhymes: -ɑrk

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Mark m

  1. A male given name, cognate to English Mark.

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Mark

  1. A male given name, a short form of Markus.
  2. A surname​.

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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German marc, marke.

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Mark f (genitive Mark, plural Mark)

  1. the name of a currency, mark
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old High German marka, from Proto-Germanic *markō, cognate with English margin.

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Mark f (genitive Mark, plural Marken)

  1. a usually fortified area along the border; marches
    Synonym: Grenzmark
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Mark m (genitive Marks)

  1. A male given name, short form of compound names beginning with the Germanic element mark "area along the border", such as Markolf and Markward.

Etymology 3Edit

From Middle High German marc, from Old High German marg, from Proto-Germanic *mazgą, from Proto-Indo-European *mozgos, *mosgʰos. Compare Dutch merg, English marrow, Swedish märg, Norwegian Bokmål marg, Icelandic mergur.

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Mark n (genitive Marks or Markes, no plural)

  1. marrow
  2. pith
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Etymology 4Edit

From Latin Marcus.

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Mark m (genitive Marks)

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Mark, a German variant of Markus

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Mark m (genitive Marks or Markes, no plural)

  1. Alternative form of Merk (water parsnip)
    • 1857, Schmidlin, Eduard, Populäre Botanik oder gemeinfassliche Anleitung zum Studium der Pflanze und des Pflanzenreiches. Zugleich ein Handbuch zum Bestimmen der Pflanzen auf Excursionen, Stuttgart: Krais & Hoffmann, page 638:
      […] Fig. 629 den breitblätterigen Mark (Sium latifolium), eine häufige aber etwas verdächtige Dolde in Gräben und an feuchten Orten; […]
      […] Fig. 629 the broad-leaved water parsnip (Sium latifolium), a frequent but somewhat suspicious umbel in ditches and moist places; […]
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