AzerbaijaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

The etymology is uncertain. Cognate with Ottoman Turkish مراقّ(merāq), whence Turkish merak. Possibly a borrowing from Ottoman Turkish, where it was derived from the Arabic ر ق ق(r q q).

NounEdit

maraq (definite accusative marağı, plural maraqlar)

  1. interest (a great attention and concern from someone or something; intellectual curiosity)
    xüsusi maraq oyatmaqto constitute a particular interest, to be of particular interest
  2. interest (attention that is given to or received from someone or something)
  3. interest (something or someone one is interested in)
    kiməsə və ya nəyəsə maraq göstərməkto show interest for someone or something
  4. interest (an involvement, claim, right, share, stake in or link with a financial, business, or other undertaking or endeavor)
    maraqlarını müdafiə etməkto defend one's interests

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