merken

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

merken

  1. to mark
  2. to notice
    Synonyms: bemerken, opmerken
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of merken (weak)
infinitive merken
past singular merkte
past participle gemerkt
infinitive merken
gerund merken n
verbal noun
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.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Noun[edit]

merken

  1. Plural form of merk

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

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.

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

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

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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