våken

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See also: vaken

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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]

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Adjective[edit]

våken (neuter singular våkent, definite singular and plural våkne)

  1. awake (not asleep)
  2. alert, perceptive
  3. bright (person)
  4. keen
    et våkent blikk - a keen eye

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

våken m

  1. singular definite of våk