vakna

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See also: våkna

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vakna, from Proto-Germanic *waknaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vakna (third person singular past indicative vaknaði, third person plural past indicative vaknaðu, supine vaknað)

  1. to wake up

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of vakna (group v-30)
infinitive vakna
supine vaknað
participle (a6)1 vaknandi vaknaður
present past
first singular vakni vaknaði
second singular vaknar vaknaði
third singular vaknar vaknaði
plural vakna vaknaðu
imperative
singular vakna!
plural vaknið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vakna, from Proto-Germanic *waknaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vakna (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative vaknaði, supine vaknað)

  1. (intransitive) to wake up, to awaken

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vakna. Akin to English waken.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /²ʋɑknɑ/, /²ʋɑːknɑ/

Verb[edit]

vakna (present tense vaknar, past tense vakna, past participle vakna, passive infinitive vaknast, present participle vaknande, imperative vakn)

  1. to wake up

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Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vakna, from Proto-Germanic *waknaną.

Verb[edit]

vakna

  1. to wake up

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Swedish: vakna

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /²vɑːkna/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish vakna, from Old Norse vakna, from Proto-Germanic *waknaną, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵ-.

Verb[edit]

vakna (present vaknar, preterite vaknade, supine vaknat, imperative vakna)

  1. (intransitive) wake up
    Har du vaknat på fel sida i dag?
    Did you wake up on the wrong side today? (Are you in a bad mood for some reason?)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vakna

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of vaken.

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