As defined by the Cleasby & Vigfusson Old Norse to English dictionary:
bleyta Old Norse word can mean:
- 1. u, f. [blautr], mud, Clem. 35: mire, Hrafn. 27 (freq.)
- 2. tt, to soak, moisten; b. húð, a hide, Fas. i. 289; leir, clay, Bret. 106.
- 2. to soften, Greg. 38, 655 v. B (rare in that sense).
Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛚᛁᚢᛏᛅ
Younger Futhark runes were used from 8th to 12th centuries in Scandinavia and their overseas settlements
- frequent, frequently.
Works & Authors cited:
- Clements Saga. (F. III.)
- Hrafnkels Saga. (D. II.)
- Breta Sögur. (G. I.)
- Fornaldar Sögur. (C. II.)
- Gregory. (F. II.)
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This headword also appears in dictionaries of other languages descending from Old Norse.