Old Norse Dictionary - vöku-nótt

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

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

vöku-nótt (vǫku-nótt)
f. a vigil, eve, Bær. 17.

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

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

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Works & Authors cited:

Bærings Saga. (G. II.)
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