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ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

býta vb. [-tt-]

A.

1) [?e-m ok e-u / e-u] [sín í millum] bytte (ngn/ngt) (med ngt), give (ngt) i bytte, bytte (ngt) (i mellem sig) ‖ give (sth.) in exchange (for sth.), exchange (sby/sth.) (for sth.), make an exchange (of sth.) (between the involved parties)
2) [til e-s] give (ngt) ud (for at opnå ngt) ‖ portion (sth.) out (to obtain sth.)
3) [e-t / e-u] [með e-jum] uddele, forære væk ‖ deal out, give away, distribute

B. býta + præp./adv.

braut: býta í burtu

[?e-t / ?e-u] forære væk ‖ give away

upp: býta upp

[í milli e-rra] uddele ‖ distribute

Forms: byta (3); bytte (3); bytti (2); bytha (2); bytt (2); býta (1); byttu (1); bijta (1); bycht (1); byttum (1); byttv (1); bytto (1); býtti (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; Fischer; Rím; LP; WN; AJ; deVr; Fr4; NO; ÁBlM; Bl

Literature: Hødnebø 1966 [KLNM 11] 45; Seip 1929 22; Veturliði Óskarsson 2003 [BA 43] 28, 104, 106, 225, 363

Genre. (expected): religious works: 9 (6); charters: 5 (2); unclassified: 4 (0); romances: 1 (2); legendary sagas: 1 (1);