Dökkna

Old Norse Dictionary - dökkna

Meaning of Old Norse word "dökkna" (or dǫkkna) in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

dökkna (dǫkkna)
að, to darken, Fms. i. 216, x. 284, Fas. iii. 12.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, dökkna may be more accurately written as dǫkkna.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛏᚢᚴᚴᚾᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Works & Authors cited:

Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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