Old Norwegian Dictionary - dökknan

Meaning of Old Norwegian word "dökknan" (or dǫkknan) in Norwegian.

As defined by the Johan Fritzer's Old Norwegian dictionary:

dökknan (dǫkknan)
dökknan, f. Formørkelse; hversu mjökhin fyrri frægð ok æra klaustrsinshefði flekkast ok fyrirfarizt með þessiljótu dökknan, er nú hafði til boritMar. 8251.

Part of speech: f

Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, dökknan may be more accurately written as dǫkknan.

Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚦᚯᚴᚴᚿᛆᚿ
Medieval Runes were used in Norway from 11th to 15th centuries.
Futhork was a continuation of earlier Younger Futhark runes, which were used to write Old Norse.

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