As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
bar-átta Old Norse word can mean:
- u, f. [North. E. barett obsolete], gener. a fight, contest:
- α. a row, Gþl. 176.
- β. a fight, battle, Fas. i. 26.
- γ. now freq., esp. = strife, contest.
- 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
- North. E.
- Northern English.
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Gulaþings-lög. (B. II.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
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