mirken

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From mirk +‎ -en, or perhaps from Middle English *mirknen, *merknen, from Old Norse myrkna(to darken), cognate with Icelandic myrkna(to darken), Swedish mörkna(to get dark, darken), Danish mørkne(to darken). More at murk.

VerbEdit

mirken ‎(third-person singular simple present mirkens, present participle mirkening, simple past and past participle mirkened)

  1. (intransitive, Scotland, rare) To grow dark.