Betra

Old Norse Dictionary - betra

Meaning of Old Norse word "betra" in English.

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

betra
að, to better, improve, Ld. 106; betrask, to become better, Fms. iii. 160: impers., ef eigi betraðist um, Rd. 277; þeir sögðu, at konungi betraðist mjök, that the king was much better, Fms. ix. 215.

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

Abbreviations used:

impers.
impersonal.
pers.
person.

Works & Authors cited:

Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Ld.
Laxdæla Saga. (D. II.)
Rd.
Reykdæla Saga. (D. II.)
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