As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
þurka Old Icelandic word can mean:
- (að), v. to dry, make dry (gerðu þeir mikinn eld ok þurkuðu sik).
- 1) drought, dryness;
- 2) towel.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚦᚢᚱᚴᛅ
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