Bytta

Old Norse Dictionary - bytta

Meaning of Old Norse word "bytta" in English.

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

bytta
u, f. [Dan. bötte], a pail, small tub, K. Þ. K. 82, Stj. 444, Fms. x. 54, Jm. 29, n. G. l. i. 3–27: of the bucket for baling a ship with, Fbr. 131, Grett. 95; hence byttu-austr, the old mode of pumping is defined, Fbr. and Grett. l. c.

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

Abbreviations used:

Dan.
Danish.
f.
feminine.
l.
line.
L.
Linnæus.
l. c.
loco citato.
m.
masculine.
n.
neuter.

Works & Authors cited:

Fbr.
Fóstbræðra Saga. (D. II.)
Fms.
Fornmanna Sögur. (E. I.)
Grett.
Grettis Saga. (D. II.)
Jm.
Jóns-máldagi. (J. I.)
K. Þ. K.
Kristinn-réttr Þorláks ok Ketils = Kristinna-laga-þáttr. (B. I.)
N. G. L.
Norges Gamle Love. (B. II.)
Stj.
Stjórn. (F. I.)
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