VakkaOld Norse Dictionary - vakka
Meaning of Old Norse word "vakka" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
vakka Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. að, = vafka, to stray, hover about; láta vakka við skipin, Fms. viii. 289, Fas. ii. 88.
- 2. u, f., prob. an error either from veski or kakki, qq. v. (vatn-kakki); hunang í tunnum eðr vökkum, N. G. L. ii. 254.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᚴᚴᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- q. v.
- quod vide.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
- N. G. L.
- Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
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