Vöku-maðrOld Norse Dictionary - vöku-maðr
Meaning of Old Norse word "vöku-maðr" (or vǫku-maðr) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- vöku-maðr (vǫku-maðr)
- m. a watchman, Fms. iv. 299, Fas. i. 405.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, vöku-maðr may be more accurately written as vǫku-maðr.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚢᚴᚢ-ᛘᛅᚦᚱ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)