vekkja

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vekja.

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Verb[edit]

vekkja (present tense vekkjer, past tense vekte, past participle vekt, passive infinitive vekkjast, present participle vekkjande, imperative vekk)

  1. to awaken; wake up (cause to become awake)
    Vekkjer du meg klokka ti?
    Will you wake me up at ten?
  2. to awaken (cause to become conscious)
  3. to cause, create
    Det nye flyet vekte stor merksemd.
    The new aircraft got a lot of attention. (literally “The new aircraft awakened much attention.”)

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