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:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.