Old Norse Dictionary - tor-kenna

Meaning of Old Norse word "tor-kenna" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

d, to transform, so as to make it hard to recognise; leitaðusk þau við at torkenna hann sem þau máttu, to dissemble, disparage, Finnb. 220.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚱ-ᚴᛁᚾᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Works & Authors cited:

Finnboga Saga. (D. V.)
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