- dökkva (dǫkkva)
- dökkva, v. (kt) formørke, fordunkle; eigidökktust augu hans (Vulg. non cali-gavit oculus ejus) Stj. 34839 (5 Mos. 34, 7); at eigi guð veraldar eða öfunddjöfuls dökkvi svá mikinn bjartleikHom. 531; jvf Heilag. II, 63432; dökkvirþik andskoti Heilag. II, 2146.
Part of speech: v
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, dökkva may be more accurately written as dǫkkva.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚦᚯᚴᚴᚠᛆ
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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