As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
- be-tala, að, to pay, (mod.); cp. Germ. bezahlen.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁ-ᛏᛅᛚᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements