See also: mërk, Merk, and Mérk

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)k

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

merk (plural merks)

  1. Obsolete spelling of mark
  2. (Scotland) Alternative form of mark

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

merk (third-person singular simple present merks, present participle merking, simple past and past participle merked)

  1. Alternative spelling of murk (to murder)
    • 2018 March 26, A. A. Dowd, “Steven Spielberg Finds Fun, and maybe even a Soul, in the Pandering Pastiche of Ready Player One”, in The A.V. Club[1], archived from the original on 31 May 2018:
      In truth, there are Easter eggs planted in just about every frame of Ready Player One, which never misses an opportunity to insert a recognizable character (hey, is that Jason Voorhees getting merked during the film’s first-person shooter level?) or toss a sop to the faithful.
  2. (African-American Vernacular, slang) to run

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch marc, merc, from Proto-Germanic *marką (mark, sign), cognate with English mark, German Mark.

NounEdit

merk n (plural merken, diminutive merkje n)

  1. mark
  2. logo
  3. brand
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: merki
  • Negerhollands: merk
  • Indonesian: merek

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

merk

  1. first-person singular present indicative of merken
  2. imperative of merken

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IndonesianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mèrk (first-person possessive merkku, second-person possessive merkmu, third-person possessive merknya)

  1. Nonstandard form of merek.

Further readingEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

VerbEdit

merk

  1. imperative of merke

West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

merk c (plural merken, diminutive merkje)

  1. market

Further readingEdit

  • merk (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011