See also: mörk and Mork

Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *marką, cognate to German Mark.

NounEdit

mǫrk f (genitive merkr, plural merkr)

  1. mark, by weight or value, = eight ounces (átta aurar)

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Norse *ᛗᚨᚱᚲᚢ (*marku) (genitive attested as ᛗᚨᚱᚲᛁᛉ (markiʀ /markīʀ/) in ᚨᛚᛃᚨᛗᚨᚱᚲᛁᛉ (aljamarkiʀ /aljamarkīʀ/, of the foreign borderlands)), from Proto-Germanic *markō.

NounEdit

mǫrk f (genitive markar, and merkr)

  1. forest, woodland
  2. borderland, marches
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Icelandic: mörk
  • Faroese: mørk
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: mork, mark
  • Westrobothnian: mark
  • Old Swedish: mark
  • Danish: mark
    • Norwegian Bokmål: mark
  • Old Irish: marg