Vakna-búðOld Norse Dictionary - vakna-búð
Meaning of Old Norse word "vakna-búð" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- n. the house near the church where the lykewakes were held, D. n. vi. 84.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᚴᚾᛅ-ᛒᚢᚦ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- D. N.
- Diplomatarium Norvagicum. (J. II.)