Bar-átta

Old Norse Dictionary - bar-átta

Meaning of Old Norse word "bar-átta" in English.

As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:

bar-átta Old Norse word can mean:

bar-átta
u, f. [North. E. barett obsolete], gener. a fight, contest:
bar-átta
α. a row,l. 176.
bar-átta
β. a fight, battle, Fas. i. 26.
bar-átta
γ. now freq., esp. = strife, contest.
bar-átta
COMPDS: baráttumaðr, baráttusamr.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚱ-ᛅᛏᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements

Abbreviations used:

f.
feminine.
gener.
generally.
North. E.
Northern English.
l.
line.
esp.
especially.
freq.
frequent, frequently.

Works & Authors cited:

Gþl.
Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
Fas.
Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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