VaktaOld Norse Dictionary - vakta
Meaning of Old Norse word "vakta" in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- að, [as the form shews, a word of Germ. origin, as is Dan. vogte]:—to watch, Al. 171, Stj. 151, Karl. 60, Clar., Fas. iii, and in mod. usage, but not in the old classical Sagas.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᛅᚴᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Alexanders Saga. (G. I.)
- Clarus Saga. (G. II.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Karla-magnús Saga. (G. I.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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