Old Swedish Dictionary - bortthörkan

Meaning of Old Swedish word "bortthörkan" (or bortthørkan) in Swedish.

As defined by K.F Söderwall's dictionary of Medieval Swedish:

bortthörkan (bortthørkan)
borttorkande. vathnens borttorkan MB 2: 164. - bildl. andelika hugnatz borttörkan Su 298.

Orthography: Early Old Swedish used different letters for ä and ö, so bortthörkan may have also been written as bortthørkan

Part of speech: nn

Alternative forms or notes:
  • -torkan )

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᛒᚮᚱᛏᛏᚼᚯᚱᚴᛆᚿ
Medieval Runes were used in Sweden from 12th to 17th centuries.

Works and authors cited:

Svenska Medeltidens Bibelarbeten. Utg. af G. E. Klemming. Del. 1, 2. 1848--55.
H. Susos Gudeliga Snilles Väckare. Utg. af R. Bergström. 1868--70.
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