See also: merqué and mèrque

AsturianEdit

VerbEdit

merque

  1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive of mercar

Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norman merc, merque, from Old Norse merki, from Proto-Germanic *markō (boundary; boundary marker), from Proto-Indo-European *marǵ- (edge, boundary, border)

NounEdit

merque f (plural merques)

  1. mark (characteristic, sign, visible impression)
    • 1595, Michel de Montaigne, Essais:
      La merque peculiere de nostre verité devroit estre nostre vertu, comme elle est aussi la plus celeste merque, et la plus difficile : et que c’est la plus digne production de la verité.
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DescendantsEdit

  • French: amer (navigation)
  • French: marque
  • French: marquer

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

merque

  1. inflection of mercar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative