See also: vaken

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

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.

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

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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