Bjáta

Old Norse Dictionary - bjáta

Meaning of Old Norse word "bjáta" in English.

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

bjáta
ad, to beat, knock; only in the metaph. phrase, það bjátar á, to strike against, of reverses, misfortune, (mod.)

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

Abbreviations used:

metaph.
metaphorical, metaphorically.
mod.
modern.
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