Old Norse Dictionary - vekra

Meaning of Old Norse word "vekra" in English.

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

ð, [vakr], to freshen up, rouse; þetta er nú vekrir hug margra góðra manna, O. H. L. 86; vekra sporið, to quicken the pace.

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

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Works & Authors cited:

O. H. L.
Ólafs Saga Helga Legendaria. (E. I.)
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