Beita

Old Norse Dictionary - beita

Meaning of Old Norse word "beita" in English.

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

beita
u, f. bait, Bs. ii. 179, Hým. 17, Edda 38; now esp. for fish, and used in many compds, e. g. beitu-fjara, u, f. the shore where shell-fish for bait are gathered; beitu-lauss, adj.; beitu-leysi, n., etc.

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

Abbreviations used:

adj.
adjective.
e. g.
exempli gratia.
esp.
especially.
etc.
et cetera.
f.
feminine.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Bs.
Biskupa Sögur. (D. III.)
Edda
Edda. (C. I.)
Hým.
Hýmis-kviða. (A. I.)
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