See also: markus and Markús

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Rare spelling variant of Marcus.

Proper nounEdit

Markus

  1. A male given name from Latin.

Etymology 2Edit

Proper nounEdit

Markus

  1. plural of Marku

AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch Marcus.

Proper nounEdit

Markus

  1. Mark (evangelist)

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin Marcus.

Proper nounEdit

Markus

  1. Mark (the Evangelist).
  2. a male given name

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 2889 males with the given name Markus (compared to 5644 named Marcus) have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 2000s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin Marcus.

Proper nounEdit

Markus

  1. Mark (biblical character).
  2. a male given name

Related termsEdit


FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin Marcus.

Proper nounEdit

Markus m

  1. a male given name

Usage notesEdit

Patronymics

  • son of Markus: Markusarson or Markusson
  • daughter of Markus: Markusardóttir or Markusdóttir

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Markus
Accusative Markus
Dative Markusi
Genitive Markusar, Markus

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin Marcus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑrkus/, [ˈmɑrkus̠]
  • Rhymes: -ɑrkus
  • Syllabification(key): Mar‧kus

Proper nounEdit

Markus

  1. Mark the Evangelist.
  2. a male given name
    • 1922 Anni Swan, Pikkupappilassa, WSOY (1966), page 71:
      —Nimeni on Mark, kuului hiljainen, mutta päättävä ääni ikkunan luota.
      Markus sinä olet, Markus.Se on siisti raamatullinen nimi. Ole kiitollinen siitä, että sinulla on niin säädyllinen nimi ja sitä paitsi...
      —Voi, täti, Mark on paljon viehättävämpi kuin Markus. Se kuuluu oikein romanttiselta! huudahti Ulla punoittavin poskin.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Markus (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative Markus Markukset
genitive Markuksen Markusten
Markuksien
partitive Markusta Markuksia
illative Markukseen Markuksiin
singular plural
nominative Markus Markukset
accusative nom. Markus Markukset
gen. Markuksen
genitive Markuksen Markusten
Markuksien
partitive Markusta Markuksia
inessive Markuksessa Markuksissa
elative Markuksesta Markuksista
illative Markukseen Markuksiin
adessive Markuksella Markuksilla
ablative Markukselta Markuksilta
allative Markukselle Markuksille
essive Markuksena Markuksina
translative Markukseksi Markuksiksi
instructive Markuksin
abessive Markuksetta Markuksitta
comitative Markuksineen
Possessive forms of Markus (type vastaus)
possessor singular plural
1st person Markukseni Markuksemme
2nd person Markuksesi Markuksenne
3rd person Markuksensa

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AnagramsEdit


GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin Marcus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaʁkʊs/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈmaːkʊs/ (common; particularly northern and central Germany)
  • (file)

Proper nounEdit

Markus

  1. Mark the Evangelist (biblical character).
  2. a male given name

Related termsEdit


NorwegianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin Marcus.

Proper nounEdit

Markus

  1. Mark the Evangelist.
  2. a male given name

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, →ISBN
  • [2] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 6268 males with the given name Markus (compared to 3280 named Marcus) living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 2000s. Accessed on 19 May, 2011.

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin Marcus.

Proper nounEdit

Markus c (genitive Markus)

  1. Mark the Evangelist.
  2. a male given name. Spelling variant: Marcus

ReferencesEdit

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, →ISBN
  • [3] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, →ISBN: 18 057 males with the given name Markus (compared to 36 338 named Marcus) living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1980s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.