vaken

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See also: våken

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vakinn

Adjective[edit]

vaken (neuter singular vakent, definite singular and plural vakne)

  1. alternative form of våken

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vakinn

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vaken (masculine and feminine vaken, neuter vake or vakent, definite singular and plural vakne, comparative vaknare, indefinite superlative vaknast, definite superlative vaknaste)

  1. awake, alert, wide-awake
  2. bright (person)
  3. keen
    eit vake / vakent blikk - a keen eye

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vakinn, from Proto-Germanic *wakaną, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vaken (not comparable)

  1. awake

Declension[edit]

Inflection of vaken
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular vaken
Neuter singular vaket
Plural vakna
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 vakne
All vakna
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

Noun[edit]

vaken

  1. definite singular of vak

Verb[edit]

vaken

  1. Obsolete plural form of vakar, present tense of vaka. 2nd person only.
    Vaken fördenskull; ty I veten icke dagen, ej heller stunden
    Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour (Matthew 25:13)

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

vaken (plural vakens)

  1. vacation, holiday

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