Beiða

Old Icelandic Dictionary - beiða

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "beiða" in English.

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

beiða Old Icelandic word can mean:

beiða
(-dda, -ddr), v. to ask, beg, request;
beiða
~ e-n e-s, or ~ e-m (for one) e-s;
beiða
~ e-s af e-m, to ask a thing of or from a person;
beiða
~ e-n máls, orða, to address one;
beiða
with acc., ~ lögbeiðing, to make a lawful request;
beiða
refl., ~st, to request on one’s own behalf (~ laga, griða).

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛁᚦᛅ

Abbreviations used:

e-m
einhverjum.
e-s
einhvers.
acc.
accusative.
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