Elta

Old Icelandic Dictionary - elta

Meaning of Old Icelandic word "elta" in English.

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

elta Old Icelandic word can mean:

elta
(elta, eltr), v.
elta
1) to knead (e. leir); ek skal yðra búð e. (belabour) með klungrum;
elta
2) to chase, pursue; e. óxn með vendi, to drive cattle with a goad; e. sauði, to run after sheep;
elta
refl., eltast eptir e-m, to pursue eagerly.

Possible runic inscription in Younger Futhark:ᛁᛚᛏᛅ

Abbreviations used:

e-m
einhverjum.
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