bjørnevake

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse bjarnvardsvaka, wake in reverence of Bernardino of Siena.

NounEdit

bjørnevake f (definite singular bjørnevaka, indefinite plural bjørnevaker, definite plural bjørnevakene)

  1. feast of Bernardino of Siena
  2. (superstition) the day that the bear wakes up from

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