Bægja

Old Icelandic Dictionary - bægja

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "bægja" in English.

As defined by A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic (Geir Zoëga):

bægja Old Icelandic word can mean:

bægja
(-ða, -t), v.
bægja
1) to make one give way, to fish, with dat.; ~ skipi ór lægi, to push the ship from her moorings; ~ heraðsvist, to remove from the district; honum bægði veðr ok bar hann til eyja þeirra er Syllingar heita, the weather drove him out of his course and he was carried to the Scilly Islands;
bægja
2) to hinder (ef eigi ~ nauðsyniar þeirra);
bægja
3) refl., ~st við en, to quarrel or strive with one (þá vill hann eigi við þá ~st).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛅᚴᛁᛅ

Abbreviations used:

dat.
dative.
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