Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *merkuz. Cognate to English murk.

AdjectiveEdit

myrkr (accusative myrkan, -jan or -van)

  1. dark, murky
    myrkt var af nótt
    the night was dark

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: myrkur
  • Faroese: myrkur
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: mørk
  • Norwegian Bokmål: mørk
  • Swedish: mörk
  • Danish: mørk

ReferencesEdit

  • myrkr in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Entry "myrkr" on page 305 in: Geir T. Zoëga A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford at the Claredon Press (1910).