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

Derived terms edit

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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 vakna/vakn)

  1. to wake up

Further reading edit

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/
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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. inflection of vaken:
    1. definite singular
    2. plural

Anagrams edit