As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. [Old Engl. mirke nich, Story of Havelok the Dane, 1. 66], mirk-night, the dead of night, Sturl. iii. 227, Stj. 559, Mar. 1108.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛘᚢᚱᚴ-ᚾᛅᛏᛏᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Maríu Saga. (F. III.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)
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