- vökumaðr (vǫkumaðr)
- vökumaðr, m. Person som holder Vagt omNatten. Flat. I, 28218; þeir hefði sofnatvökumenninir, en á þeirri stundu hefðilærisveinar Jesus stolit líkam hans ínáttmyrkri Heilag. I, 52922.
Part of speech: m
Orthography: Johan Fritzner's dictionary used the letter ö to represent the original Old Norwegian (or Old Norse) vowel ǫ. Therefore, vökumaðr may be more accurately written as vǫkumaðr.
Possible runic inscription in Medieval Futhork:ᚠᚯᚴᚢᛘᛆᚦᚱ
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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