- þurka, f. 1) Tørke, Tørhed; eigi grerigras af þurku ok sólar hita Stj. 5911;váttandi sik með öngu móti tilfœran atbera lengr þvílikt erfiði með þorsta okþurku brjóstsins Mar. 2502. 2) Tør-klæde, = þerra. Sturl. II, 9411.
Part of speech: f
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚦᚢᚱᚴᛆ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.
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