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PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛrkən

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch merken, from Old Dutch merken, from Proto-Germanic *markijaną.

VerbEdit

merken

  1. to mark
  2. to notice
    Synonyms: bemerken, opmerken
InflectionEdit
Inflection of merken (weak)
infinitive merken
past singular merkte
past participle gemerkt
infinitive merken
gerund merken n
present tense past tense
1st person singular merk merkte
2nd person sing. (jij) merkt merkte
2nd person sing. (u) merkt merkte
2nd person sing. (gij) merkt merkte
3rd person singular merkt merkte
plural merken merkten
subjunctive sing.1 merke merkte
subjunctive plur.1 merken merkten
imperative sing. merk
imperative plur.1 merkt
participles merkend gemerkt
1) Archaic.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

merken

  1. Plural form of merk

AnagramsEdit


GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German merken, from Old High German merchen, from Proto-Germanic *markōną (to mark, notice). Cognate with Dutch merken, English mark, Icelandic marka.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛʁkŋ̍/, /ˈmɛʁkən/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

merken (third-person singular simple present merkt, past tense merkte, past participle gemerkt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to notice
  2. (reflexive) to memorize, remember
  3. to realize
    • 1912, Franz Kafka, Die Verwandlung, in: Die Weißen Blätter. Eine Monatsschrift. year 2, issue 10, Verlag der Weißen Bücher (1915), page 1180:
      Zunächst wollte er ruhig und ungestört aufstehen, sich anziehen und vor allem frühstücken, und dann erst das Weitere überlegen, denn, das merkte er wohl, im Bett würde er mit dem Nachdenken zu keinem vernünftigen Ende kommen.
      To begin with, he wanted to get up calmly and undisturbed, get dressed and, above all, have breakfast, and only then think about everything else, because, as he realized well, in bed he would not come to a sensible conclusion with the thinking.

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit


Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch merken, from Proto-Germanic *markijaną.

VerbEdit

merken

  1. to mark, to put a mark on, to give a mark to
  2. to watch attentively
  3. to watch, to pay attention to, to notice

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • merken (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • merken”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Old DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *markijaną.

VerbEdit

merken

  1. to mark, to put a mark on

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • merken”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

West FrisianEdit

NounEdit

merken

  1. plural of merk