As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
bita Old Norse word can mean:
- að, to divide (a ship) with cross-beams (biti); skip þrennum bitum út bitað, Sturl. iii. 61.
- β. to cut food, meat into bits.
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
Works & Authors cited:
- Sturlunga Saga. (D. I.)