Beina

Old Icelandic Dictionary - beina

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "beina" in English.

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

beina Old Icelandic word can mean:

beina
(-da, -dr), v.
beina
1) to stretch out, put into motion;
beina
~ flug, to stretch the wings for flight;
beina
~ skrið sinn, to creep, of a serpent;
beina
~ raustina, to raise the voice, speak aloud;
beina
2) to further, promote;
beina
~ för (ferð) e-s, to help one forwards;
beina
~ at or til með e-m, to lend one help, to assist one;
beina
~ e-u til e-s, to contribute to a thing;
beina
~ at e-u, to lend a hand to;
beina
~ fyrir e-m, to support, entertain.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᛁᛁᚾᛅ

Abbreviations used:

e-s
einhvers.
e-m
einhverjum.
e-u
einhverju.
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