våken

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Norwegian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vakinn, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵ- (to be strong). This form, as opposed to vaken, is due to influence from Danish vågen.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

våken (masculine våken; feminine våken; neuter våkent; plural våkne; comparative våknere; superlative våknest)

  1. awake (not asleep)
  2. alert, perceptive