mar·​ka ˈmär-kə How to pronounce marka (audio)
variants or mark
plural maraka ˈmär-ə-kə How to pronounce marka (audio) or markas or marks

Word History


Bosnian, Croatian & Serbian marka (genitive plural marākā) stamp, mark (from German Marke mark entry 1), mark as currency (from German Mark mark entry 3)

First Known Use

1997, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of marka was in 1997

Dictionary Entries Near marka

Cite this Entry

“Marka.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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