As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- adj. ind. sleepless, now andvaka; liggja a., to lie awake, Al. 71, Barl. 10, Mag. 80.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛅᚾᛏ-ᚢᛅᚴᛁ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
- Barlaams Saga. (F. III.)
- Magus Saga. (G. II.)
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