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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

1vaka sb. f. [*-u; *-ur]

I.

1) det at være vågen, vågen tilstand, (natte)vågen
 ● halda vǫku
 ● halda vǫku fyrir/yfir sér
 ● vás ok vǫkur
2) (militært) nattevagt
 ● halda vǫku [yfir e-u]
3) natlige bønner, natlig gudstjeneste (~ lat. vigilia)
 ● fǫstur ok/eða vǫkur
   ‖  (propr. comp.):

II. (y. no.)

Forms: voku (43); vaku (17); uoku (15); vǫku (12); vokv (9); vỏku (8); vokur (6); soko (4); uaku (4); vꜹ́ku (4); vauku (3); vavkv (3); suku (3); vokum (2); vỏkur (2); woko (2); voko (2); vꜹku (2); uokv (2); vaka (2); vocu (2); woku (2); vokor (2); vꜵkom (2); vꜵcum (1); vǫkv (1); vǫco (1); vocuɴar (1); wœku (1); vokvm (1); vocunum (1); vakan (1); vakom (1); vꜹkur (1); vacnaɴa (1); vǫcom (1); uokum (1); woka (1); vocor (1); vakur (1); vǫcu (1); vökum (1); vakum (1); vok (1); uauku (1); vꜵco (1); vøku (1);

Compounds: and- (15), hungr- (1), nátt- (6), þriðja- (11)

Gloss.: EJ ¹vaka; ClV; Fr; Hertzb; LP; AH; deVr ¹vaka; Fr4 ²vaka; NO; ÁBlM

Literature: Gunnar F. Guðmundsson 2000 26, 183; Hødnebø 1966 [KLNM 11] 45; Molland 1976 [KLNM 20] 11; Árni Björnsson 1977 112

Genre. (expected): charters: 43 (13); historical works: 42 (30); legal works: 30 (17); religious works: 25 (46); unclassified: 16 (1); contemporary sagas: 6 (13); romances: 5 (18); þættir: 4 (4); family sagas: 2 (21); legendary sagas: 2 (7); learned works: 1 (5);

Simonetta Battista — Februar 2015