Reconstruction:Proto-West Germanic/mark

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This Proto-West Germanic entry contains reconstructed terms and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-West GermanicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *marką.

NounEdit

*mark n

  1. mark, sign

InflectionEdit

Neuter a-stem
Singular
Nominative *mark
Genitive *markas
Singular Plural
Nominative *mark *marku
Accusative *mark *marku
Genitive *markas *markō
Dative *markē *markum
Instrumental *marku *markum

DescendantsEdit

  • Old English: marc
    • Middle English: mark
    • Irish: marg
  • Old Frisian: merk
  • Old Saxon: mark, merk
    • Middle Low German: mark
      • German Low German: Mark
  • Old Dutch: marc
  • Old High German: marc
  • Medieval Latin: marcus (see there for further descendants)