VökvanOld Norse Dictionary - vökvan
Meaning of Old Norse word "vökvan" (or vǫkvan) in English.
As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- vökvan (vǫkvan)
- f. a moistening, watering, Stj. 88, Rb. 478; in mod. usage, vökvan = beverage, of milk.
Orthography: The Cleasby & Vigfusson book used letter ö to represent the original Old Norse vowel ǫ. Therefore, vökvan may be more accurately written as vǫkvan.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᚢᚢᚴᚢᛅᚾ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
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Works & Authors cited:
- Rímbegla. (H. III.)
- Stjórn. (F. I.)