Breyta

Old Icelandic Dictionary - breyta

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "breyta" in English.

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

breyta Old Icelandic word can mean:

breyta
(-tta, -ttr), v.
breyta
1) to change, alter (~ átrúnaði);
breyta
refl., ~st; hafa þau eigi breyzt síðan, they have not changed since;
breyta
2) to vary; ~ háttum, to vary the metre; ~ hári sínu, to dress one’s hair; réttr ok breyttr, plain and artificial;
breyta
3) absol. to condiuct oneself, do, act; munum við báðir í brott komast, ef við breytum svá, if we do so; ~ eptir em, to imitate; ~ til es, to attempt.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛒᚱᛁᚢᛏᛅ

Abbreviations used:

absol.
absolute, absolutely.
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