BlóðvakaOld Icelandic Dictionary - blóðvaka
Meaning of Old Icelandic word "blóðvaka" in English.
As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):
- f. drawing of blood (svá hart, at ~ yrði); cf. ‘vekja e-m blóð’.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛚᚢᚦᚢᛅᚴᛅ
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