Old Norse Dictionary - vöku-lið

Meaning of Old Norse word "vöku-lið" (or vǫku-lið) in English.

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

vöku-lið (vǫku-lið)
n. watching people, scouts, Fms. vii. 310.

Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, vöku-lið may be more accurately written as vǫku-lið.

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

Abbreviations used:


Works & Authors cited:

Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
➞ See all works cited in the dictionary

Also available in related dictionaries:

This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.