Københavns Universitet

ONP: Dictionary of Old Norse Prose

Word

býti sb. n. [-s; gen. býta]

1) bytte, byttehandel ‖ exchange, barter
2) [í móts við e-n] [með e-jum] fordeling (med ngn) (ml. ngn), andel ‖ dividing up, sharing (with sby) (amongst people), share
3) mellemværende ‖ dealings
(ClV “Krók. 65” => ill Bijte Björn Markússon 1756 (Fornm), 065.10; cf. illbyli Krók 37⁷)

Forms: byte (2); bẏtess (1); bẏti (1); bytum (1); byttvm (1); bítum (1); byta (1);

Gloss.: EJ; ClV; Fr; WN; AJ; deVr (býta); Fr4; NO; ÁBlM (býta) pl.; Bl pl.

Literature: Hamre 1966 [KLNM 11] 257; Jakobsen 1901 [ANOH 1901] 189; Veturliði Óskarsson 2003 [BA 43] 44, 104, 226, 363

Genre. (expected): charters: 6 (1); legendary sagas: 2 (0);