VökrOld Norse Dictionary - vökr
Meaning of Old Norse word "vökr" (or vǫkr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- vökr (vǫkr)
- adj. moist; vökvir eða vátir, Stj. 98; vökva jörð, a moist soil, Stj.; vera vökrar náttúru, MS. 732. 17.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, vökr may be more accurately written as vǫkr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚢᚴᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Stjórn. (F. I.)
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