Definition of mirkning in English:

mirkning

noun

Shetland, Orkney, Scottish
  • Late twilight, dusk.

Origin

Late 18th century. Either the reflex of a borrowing from early Scandinavian, or from mirken + -ing. In Orkney and Shetland use from the unattested Norn reflex of the early Scandinavian word represented by the Scandinavian forms listed above.

Pronunciation

mirkning

/ˈməːk(ə)nɪŋ/