VökullOld Norse Dictionary - vökull
Meaning of Old Norse word "vökull" (or vǫkull) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- vökull (vǫkull)
- adj. [vaka], wakeful, vigilant. Art. 76, v. l.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, vökull may be more accurately written as vǫkull.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚢᚴᚢᛚᛚ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- v. l.
- varia lectio.
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Works & Authors cited:
- Artus-kappa Sögur. (G. II.)